Sweet NetNewsWire Lite, you do love me. I just ran across this post by Office Zealot in which she explains the differences between commonly confused words, and was happy to read this:
You say that something is different from something else, not different than.
Amen, sister. I’ve been telling people that for years, but does anyone listen? They do not.
The only pair that’s always been muddy in my head is the biweekly/semi-weekly thing. It seems like it should be the opposite, doesn’t it? And it could be argued that I persistently and stubbornly misuse lie vs. lay, but I admit nothing.
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