Words Often Confused and Misused

Accept-Except

accept

except

Adverse - Averse

adverse

averse

Affect - Effect

affect

effect

Alternate - Alternative

alternate

alternative

Its - It’s

its

it’s

Lay - Lie

lay

lie

Less - Fewer

less

fewer

Principle - Principal

principle

principal

Than - Then

than

then

Their - They’re - There

their

they’re

there

Who - Whom

who

whom