Have a hard time remembering if it’s affect or effect? Farther or further? Fewer or less? We get it. That’s why we came up with this handy cheat sheet of commonly misused words.
Confession time: I have a hard time keeping the rules of “lie vs. lay” straight.
It’s true. This used to be a source of shame — what sort of respectable self-proclaimed grammarian doesn’t know if she had laid or lain down to take a nap? But then I learned that Jack Kerouac never learned how to drive (the irony, right!?), and I felt somewhat vindicated.
It happens to the best of us. For you content creators out there with dirty little grammar secrets of your own, here’s a handy cheat sheet of some of the most commonly confused words.