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Words We Confuse that Spellcheckers Miss, Part E

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It’s been a while since I last mentioned the spelling problem posed by homophones, but I didn’t forget about it. I’m working my way through the alphabet, clarifying the distinctions between words that sound identical, but are spelled differently. These words will not be caught by spellcheckers; you just have to learn them.

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Words We Confuse that Spell Checkers Miss, Part D

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Continuing our tour of often-confused spelling words, A.K.A., homophones: This week, we’ll address problem words that start with “d”.

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Words We Confuse That Spell Checkers Miss, Part C

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This is the third post about troublesome homophones. These are words that writers young and old regularly confuse because they sound the same, but are spelled differently. There are lots of them, which is why I’m going one letter at a time!
C is for Confusion…

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Words We Confuse That Spell Checkers Miss, Part B

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Keeping these words straight is tough. Sometimes there’s a trick. Other times, you just have to learn the difference. I will periodically talk about these troublesome, spell checker-defying homophones to help you get them down.

Which of these cause you trouble?

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