The 51 most commonly misused words and phrases

editing_and_proofreading_blog_793Steven Pinker, a linguist from Harvard University, has created a list of the words we misuse the most.

According to this report in The Telegraph, “Following his rules should help us improve our writing and speaking.”

But be warned: you might need your dictionary and a grammar book handy to get the hang of some of these points.

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