Top 10 Pairs of Words People Get Confused With
This is one that really sets me on edge. It isn't hard, dagnabbit. - PositronWildhawk
People confuse these all the time!
True story. Whilst having dinner one evening (with guests, I have to add), my brother stood up from the table and announced to a stunned audience that he was going to the toilet "pacifically for a s***" I corrected him on his grammar saying that the word is "specifically" not "pacifically" he shrugged and told me that he had in fact used the proper word. "A s*** is a drop in the ocean, ain't it? " Everyone around the table (including myself) erupted with laughter.
Oh dear, this one's controversial in itself... - Rocko