Tuesday, December 22, 2015

This week on the podcast it's the language of the solstice/Today's entry is specie/species: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Tuesday, December 22, 2015

In both the original Latin and in English “species” is the spelling of both the singular and plural forms. Amphiprion ocellaris is one species of clownfish. Many species of fish are endangered by overfishing.

Specie is a technical term referring to the physical form of money, particularly coins.

New podcast episode: The Solstice and Celestial Terms.

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