Licence or License – Definitions, Correct Usage with Examples

Licence or License – Definitions, Correct Usage with Examples

Licence and License are two words in English that are liable to cause confusion for users. The post: Licence or License – Definitions, Correct Usage ...
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Toward or Towards? Definitions, Differences and Examples

Toward or Towards? Definitions, Differences and Examples

This post, Toward or Towards? Definitions, Differences and Examples, came as a response to a question one of the regular readers of Akademia asked me ...
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Stationary and Stationery: Meaning, Usage with Examples

Stationary and Stationery: Meaning, Usage with Examples

Welcome here! This post, aptly titled Stationary and Stationery: Meaning, Usage with Examples addresses the distinction between these two homophones beginning with their definitions. These ...
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Several vs Severally: Correct Usage with Examples

Several vs Severally: Correct Usage with Examples

I once overheard someone say to his interlocutor: ‘*who authorite you?’ I knew he meant to say ‘who authorised you?’ Don’t laugh at this individual ...
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How to Use Farther and Further with Examples

How to Use Farther and Further with Examples

Welcome here dear reader! The English language is replete with several words which that look alike though sometimes not related. However, some of these words ...
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Elder vs Older: Correct Usage with Examples

Elder vs Older: Correct Usage with Examples

Welcome here again! I’m glad you are getting informed by reading our various educative posts; otherwise, you won’t come visiting again. Anyway, it’s good to ...
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Imminent vs Immanent: Correct Usage with Examples

Imminent vs Immanent: Correct Usage with Examples

Hello there! Glad to know you are here again. On our Common Error Series, there are lots of issues to be addressed and I will ...
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Ingenious vs Ingenuous: Correct Usage with Examples

Ingenious vs Ingenuous: Correct Usage with Examples

Hello my dear reader! I'm sure that since you have been following my posts you have learned quite some things. Great! I present to you ...
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Commonly Used Wrong Words (with Corrections)

Commonly Used Wrong Words (with Corrections)

Hello Dear Reader! Thank you for following our informative and educative posts on Akademia.  I wish to bring to your attention Commonly Used Wrong Words ...
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Barbing Salon or Barbershop: Which is Correct?

Barbing Salon or Barbershop: Which is Correct?

Welcome to this interesting post. I’m sure you are getting lots of helpful information on Akademia. This post, Barbing Salon or Barbershop: Which is Correct? ...
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Surpass vs Supersede: Correct Usage with Examples

Surpass vs Supersede: Correct Usage with Examples

Words convey various meanings to various people; but this does not fundamentally change the meaning of a word in terms of Semantics, which has to ...
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Aural vs Oral: Meaning, Usage and Examples

Aural vs Oral: Meaning, Usage and Examples

Most speakers of English, especially non-native speakers, confuse many words in English. The reason is not far-fetched: some of these words share certain similarities. For ...
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