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10 Commonly Misunderstood Words – Infographic

09 Jan

10 Commonly Misunderstood Words

All too often, we try to use words that will increase our vocabulary.  Students do this all the time, inserting what they believe are fantastic vocabulary words into papers to try to impress us, but sometimes they are using them in the wrong context, or really (“literally”) don’t understand the definition.  Today’s infographic looks at ten of the most commonly misunderstood and misused words in  the English language.  From the 90s pop song “Ironic” to an overuse of “literally” today to simply add emphasis, some words have truly evolved over time. [VIA]

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Posted by on January 9, 2014 in Infographics

 

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