Infographic: The 12 most misunderstood English words

As communicators, we communicate. And to communicate, we need to ensure we use the proper words, tone and, of course, grammar.

I thought it would be of value, to share an infographic I stumbled upon on PR Daily clarifying certain meanings behind commonly misused English words.

My favourite is: infamous. I am guilty for have using infamous in a positive matter, describing someone as the “more” famous than famous, the infamous. When in reality, the true definition is one who has an extremely bad reputation. I apologize to all the names I have put following the word infamous.

12 most misunderstood English words
Do you know of any other words that are commonly misused? What about sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization that you find is often misused? Share your opinion by leaving a comment.

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