Which word pairs do you confuse the most?

Is it ‘home’ or ‘hone’? ‘Farther’ or ‘further’? Tell us which similar-looking words trip you up most in our newest poll.

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Misplaced punctuation marks, homophone slips, and misspellings jump out at us like they do no one else. But while we can be quick to point out other writers’ errors, no one is immune to writing blunders.

Among the most common mistakes are mixed-up word pairs. Which similar-looking words do you confuse the most?

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