Ridiculous vs. Rediculous

Despite being commonly pronounced as ‘RE-diculous’, the word is actually spelled ‘RI-diculous’. So if you need a quick tool to help you remember, here are a few ways you can remember the spelling: ‘Ridiculous with an “I” looks just fine.’ ‘Ridiculous with an “E” and people make fun of me.’ ‘Ridiculous with an “I” or […]

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Compare With vs Compare To

A friend of mine recently had to look up whether she should write ‘compared with’ or ‘compared to’ in a sentence and suggested I might want to write a post about it – and I’m glad she did! I didn’t realise there was a difference at first, but after a bit of research, it makes […]

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What a “Trooper”!

When someone is a good sport about something and doesn’t complain, they’re normally called a good ‘trooper’. When speaking, this homonym error doesn’t impact meaning, but when writing it certainly can. Read on to learn what the proper usage is.

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