Tag: homophones

Articles / Commonly Confused

Commonly Confused: Rain, Reign and Rein It’s funny. The more I write about the English language and the more I try to help elementary students whose first language isn’t English, the more I realize how difficult English is. It’s hard enough for native speakers to keep all the rules straight, let alone someone who is trying to learn English. We have an exception to almost...

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Kathie's Corner

As an editor, nothing stops me in my reading tracks more than the wrong word in a sentence. Sometimes an author wants to throw in a bit of flair by using a foreign language or by adding something they’ve heard before. My advice is to know that the word(s) you use are correct. If in doubt, look it up. These are a few that I’ve seen...

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