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Common errors series: ‘affect’ vs. ‘effect’

One of the most common mistakes I come across is the inadvertent use of ‘affect’ when ‘effect’ should be used and vice versa. Here is a simple way to remember the difference and thus which should be used when: Affect is a verb meaning ‘to influence.’ For example: the baby’s incessant crying affected my ability to do my homework. Effect […]

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Typo fun!

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Hi Everyone, Just a short post today. Enjoy these hilarious graphics of typos. I’ll be back on Monday with another installment in my common errors series, focusing on the difference between ‘affect’ and ‘effect’. Yours in crisp, error-free writing, Jessica xx

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