Friday, February 20, 2015

stationary/stationery: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Friday, February 20, 2015

When something is standing still, it’s stationary. That piece of paper you write a letter on is stationery. Let the E in “stationery” remind you of “envelope.”

This is the ten-year anniversary of the Common Errors in English Usage calendar. To celebrate, we are bringing back some of our favorite interesting, funny, but sometimes merely silly entries through the years before going on hiatus in 2016.

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