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This Infographic Lists the Most Frequently Misused English Words

 - Sep 5, 2014
References: listmonde & designtaxi
Given the fluid and evolving nature of language it isn't surprising how misused English words can become common. This infographic from ListMonde explains 12 of the Most Misused English Words so you can avoid making mistakes that can negatively affect the perception people have of you, especially as it relates to your job.

From more frequent mistakes like mixing up affect and effect (the former is a verb meaning to influence the result, while the latter is a noun referring to the result) to lesser known misunderstandings like peruse (it doesn't mean to skim over), the list will certainly come in handy when it comes to improving your communication skills. Whether it's an incorrect definition or improper grammar, this list will likely teach you a thing or two.