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Hé het is oké

Om soms eens te verdrinken

Naar adem te happen

In deze grote mensenzee

Het is oké

Om er samen om te lachen… 21 more words

Wordy Wednesday

Wordy Wednesday: Who vs. Whom

The question of whether to use “who” or “whom” in a sentence is easier to answer than you might think. These are the basic rules: 113 more words


Wordy Wednesday: Pedal vs. Peddle

This is an error that I see all the time. These two words sound the same, and they are both verbs (although pedal is also a noun), but they have totally different meanings. 94 more words


Liefde is poëzie // Poëzie is liefde

Jouw aanwezigheid is als een gedicht

Dat ik opnieuw en opnieuw en opnieuw

En opnieuw

Lezen wil

Een meerlagig liefhebben

Een ambiguïteit van woorden

Een nevelig bestaan van begrijpen… 25 more words

Wordy Wednesday

Wordy Wednesday: Fewer/Less

Most people have no idea what the difference is between “fewer” and “less.” This is evidenced by the number of grocery store checkout lanes with signs designating them only for people with “ten items or less.” Usually, the mistake people make is using “less” when they ought to have used “fewer.” Here are the rules: 119 more words


Wordy Wednesday: Affect vs. Effect

Affect/effect – this is a pretty easy mistake to make considering how similar these two words look and sound, but hopefully this will help you remember the difference: 179 more words


Wordy Wednesday: Emigrate vs. Immigrate

Emigrate: to leave a country or region to live elsewhere

Immigrate: to come to a country to live there

Source: Merriam-Webster

These two words are frequently confused for each other, and it’s easy to see why. 74 more words