Frequently misused words - <i>NOT</i> typos
Frequently misused words - NOT (often) typos


advice/advise
aloud/allowed
annointed/aquainted
antidotal/antecdotal
arraignments/arrangements
loose/lose
bale/bail
ban/band/banned
bare/bear
bases/basis
boarders/borders
capitol/capital
cement/concrete
conscious/conscience
content/contend
copywrite/copyright
could care less/couldn't care less
counsel/council
directly/direct
esp: grow a business
exceptable/acceptable
excepting /accepting
fair/fare
fourth/forth
greatful/grateful
guaranty/guarantee
here/hear
hopefully/hope
hurtles/hurdles
ions/eons
irregardless/regardless
irridated/irradiated
its/it's
laid/layed/lie
laterally/literally
lease/least
libel/liable (from an opposing attorney's own directly-prepared letter)
lost leader/loss leader
manor/manner
maybe/may be
medium/median
mediums/media
mine/mind
mute/moot
new/knew
no/know
nobel/noble
null/nill
partially/partly
past/passed
payed/paid
peak/peek/pique
perscription/prescription
perspective/prospective
persuing/pursuing
piers/peers prescribe/proscribe
president/precedent
providing/provided
retched/wretched
right/write
serge/surge
shoe-in/shoo-in
shutter/shudder
soles/souls
sow/sew
strait/straight
tenet/tenant
their/there/they're
theirs/there's
to/too
troll/trawl
unapropriate/inappropriate
weather/whether
wonder/wander
worse/worst
your/you're

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