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Articles from 2019

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January 1, 2019 ACES News

Confusables: Empathy and Sympathy

Understanding the difference between empathy and sympathy.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Confusables: Insidious and Invidious

It’s a good idea to make sure you understand two very negative words that can easily be confused: insidious and invidious.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Confusables: Metal, Medal, Mettle, and Meddle

Understanding metal, medal, mettle, and meddle.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Confusables: Inveigh and Inveigle

Because inveigh and inveigle are so similar, it’s easy to mistake one for the other.


January 1, 2019

2 Ways to Boost Confidence in Your Skills

To instill confidence in your clients, you first have to have confidence in yourself.


January 1, 2019

'Until' is an Old Norse Redundancy

The words till and until appear in Middle English about 700 years ago.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

'White Paper' Contrasts with 'Blue Books,' Other Shades

A white paper is an official or authoritative report, giving information and possibly proposing a course of action.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

"Of Which" as the Starch in Your Collar

Should you use "which" for inanimate objects?


January 1, 2019 ACES News

Are You Rifling or Riffling?

Rifling and riffling can indicate quickly going through something, but the difference between them can be vast.


January 1, 2019 ACES News

“Lude” Word Tricks: Allude, Delude, Elude, Illude

Just in case such a -lude word trick works for you sometime, here are the cards you’ll need in your hand: