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Word Confusion: Wade versus Weighed

Word Confusion: Wade versus Weighed

You have to be creative to be a writer, to weighed through…I mean, to wade through all the research, to have weighed out the perfect words…get the show down, and pull your readers in. Make them weigh in and vote for your story with their pocketbooks. And knowing the difference between this pair of heterographs will go toward weighing the scales in your favor. There’s a post, “Wae vs Way vs Weigh” that explores the noun weigh. If you’re interested in getting nautical, check out “Under Way vs Underway vs Under Weigh“. Word Confusions… …started as my way of dealing with a professional frustration with properly spelled words that were out of context in manuscripts I was editing as well as books I was reviewing. It evolved into a sharing of information with y’all. I’m hoping you’ll share with us words that have been a bête noir for you from either end. If you found this post on “Wade versus Weighed” interesting, consider tweeting it to your friends. Subscribe to KD Did It, if you’d like to track this post for future updates. Return to top Wade Weighed Credit to: Apple Dictionary.com “29 SAM 4475” by Alec Perkins from Hoboken, […]