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Add the word “unpresidented” to the dictionary

Unpresidented   Hello Everyone! Short, sweet and strait to the point! Donald Trump today misspelled the word ‘unprecedented’ as ‘unpresidented’ in a tweet on China. Trump swiftly deleted the tweet and replaced it with one using the correct spelling. But the Twitter account for the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the standard-bearer for… Read more »

Deja Vu

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Have you ever experienced deja vu? Who has never felt, at least once, the feeling of deja vu a previously unknown location, ever met a person that you do not yet know, or already experienced a totally new event? In other words, have you ever experienced a sudden feeling of… Read more »

Amused Bemused

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Amused Bemused English language can be rather confusing at times, especially when it comes to similar sounding words. You may be confused by the words amused and bemused. They sound so much the same but mean something completely different. This could bemuse some and amuse others. Don’t let it befuddle… Read more »

Irony

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Irony What you think irony means: Something that is funny. What irony really means: Contrary to what you are expecting. Let me explain the irony in the comic above, it’s humorous because if you were to give your right arm, you could no longer be ambidextrous! Ambidextrous means to be able to… Read more »

Loose vs Lose

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⭕ Loose vs Lose ⭕ A lot of people are mixing up loose and lose. In particular, a lot of people are writing loose when they really mean lose. But there’s no reason to lose your mind worrying about this, just lose the extra O! But first let’s consider the definitions of the… Read more »

Commonly Confused Words

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⭕ Commonly Confused Words ⭕   Lots of everyday English words are used incorrectly, English has a lot of commonly confused words; they either look alike, sound alike or, worst of all, look and sound alike but have completely different meanings. Other words look and sound different but are similar in meaning,… Read more »