As a reader and blogger, these are some of my favourite 😱 ARRRRGHHH THEY’VE GOT IT WRONG words 😱
When I’m editing I often find that the same errors come up time after time. One of the big problems that lots of writers have is homophones – words that sound the same but that have different meanings and (for the most part) spellings.
There are of course the obvious ones – they’re, their and there, for example, and to, too and two. But some less commonly used words can also cause problems. Here are a few examples that I’ve come across recently.
Phase and faze
Phase – any stage in a series of events or the process of development
They moved to phase two of the building schedule.
Faze – to disturb or disconcert (someone)
His attitude didn’t faze me.
Draft and draught
Draft – a preliminary version of a document
I’m never going to finish the first draft of this novel.
Draught – a current of cool air…
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