Saturday, June 6, 2015

base/bass: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Saturday, June 6, 2015

Like Big Mouth Billy Bass, things musical are usually “bass”: bass guitars, bass drums, bass clefs. Don’t use the more common word “base” in such contexts.

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