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Grammar Graphics: Desert vs Dessert

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

We know that mastering the English language and all its quirks can be tricky, so we’ve rounded up some commonly mixed-up words and invented some silly scenes to go along with them. Use our Grammar Graphics to help make these words’ definitions — and differences— stick!

Speaking of dessert, let’s take this week to tackle desert vs dessert.

A classic mnemonic device to differentiate the spelling of these two words is to tell yourself that when it’s dessert, you want to ask for seconds (because there are two S’s in dessert…get it?). We just wanted to top that off with a delicious desert scene and definitions.

Desert and Dessert

What dessert do you want a piece of this holiday season?

Grammar Graphics: Peace vs Piece

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

We know that mastering the English language and all its quirks can be tricky, so we’ve rounded up some commonly mixed-up words and invented some silly scenes to go along with them. Use our Grammar Graphics to help make these words’ definitions — and differences— stick!

Here’s the first of our super-shareable Grammar Graphics: Peace vs Piece.

Peace and Piece

I find  peace in sipping a cup of coffee while reading a book, and I wouldn’t turn down a piece of cake to go with that.

Where or when do you find your piece of peace?