Monday, July 16, 2012

palate/palette/pallet: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Monday, July 16, 2012

Your “palate” is the roof of your mouth, and by extension, your sense of taste. A “palette” is the flat board an artist mixes paint on (or by extension, a range of colors). A “pallet” is either a bed (now rare) or a flat platform onto which goods are loaded.

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