Maria Khalaf
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10 Most Commonly Misused Words - I'm pinning this, not because I believe all of these words are being misused, but to show my students that word meanings change and evolve over time. Look at the word lame. It used to mean someone with a crippled foot/leg. Now it has evolved into describing someone or something that is out of touch with what is cool. Language evolves. Students and teachers need to understand that.

✒══Logophile I love word definitions and the "history" of words, meaning the roots of where the word came from, like ancient Greek or Latin (etc. I love grammar. A really, really good English teacher made the subject fun.

20 Better Words To Use In Your Everyday Vocabulary

20 Better Words To Use In Your Everyday Vocabulary - Would make a great classroom poster to get students thinking about their word use!