Diction for Grammar and Writing Students

Diction deals with wrong words, confusable words, and the "that's just not how we say it" issue.  Here are some great pages to help.

Common Errors in English

The largest list of all

Words that are Often Confused

A truly enormous list

Confusing Words

A brief summation of some biggies

Bedford St. Martins

Wrong Word Errors and Exercises (If you log in)

OWL Online Writing Lab

Another thorough listing

Homographs: Look alikes pronounced differently.

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