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5/20/2014 - 3:05 AM

Irritating misquotes and mispronunciations

Irritating misquotes and mispronunciations

Mismatch in usage and meaning
its vs. it's
your vs. you're
then vs. than
"as far as xxx goes" vs. "as for, xxx"
except vs. accept
effect vs. affect
libel vs. liable

Incorrect spelling (or pronunciation)

IncorrectCorrect
AntarticAntarctic
asterickasterisk
atheleteathlete
dialatedilate
excapeescape
expressoespresso
FebyuaryFebruary
heighthheight
hi-archyhierarchy
irregardlessregardless
jewleryjewelry
Klu Klux KlanKu Klux Klan
libarylibrary
minitureminiature
mischieviousmischievous
perogativeprerogative
prespireperspire
pronounciationpronunciation
realatorrealtor
reoccurrecur
sherbertsherbet
TiajuanaTijuana
triathalontriathlon
vice-a-versavice versa
WensdayWednesday
conversateconverse