People often use uninterested and disinterested interchangeably to mean “bored” or “unconcerned” or “not interested.” But these words are not synonyms. Using the wrong word can completely change your intended meaning, and you can’t be having that. [Read more…]
Sometimes words don’t mean what we think they mean. And usually this is because a set of commonly confused words (1) look or sound the same, (2) have similar meanings, or (3) show up in similar situations—some words just like to hang out with other words.
In any case, this is the first post of our Commonly Confused Words series. [Read more…]