Male voice over: (with reverb/echo) The man from Abilene. Out of the heartland of America, out of this small frame house in Abilene, Kansas, came a man, Dwight D. Eisenhower. Through the crucial hour of historic D-Day, he brought us to the triumph and peace of VE Day. Now, another crucial hour in our history, … [Read more…]
VO: Michelle Obama. (Music, applause) (Laughs) (Music, applause) Oh. (Applause) Thank you all. Thank you so much. You know, it’s hard to believe that it has been eight years since I first came to this convention to talk with you about why I thought my husband should be President. (Applause) Remember how I told you … [Read more…]
CHAIR: Senator Warren. WARREN: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. As we’ve seen in recent studies, and as some of our witnesses have testified today, private student loans carry high interest rates, they’re difficult to restructure, and in many cases they have created a barrier for people trying to buy their first homes. And that’s why I … [Read more…]
CHAIR: Time of the gentleman has expired. Senator Sanders. SANDERS: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Welcome, Mr. Chairman. We have spent a lot of time in Congress talking about the $700 billion TARP bailout, which I voted against, as it happens. Not a whole lot has been talked about with regard to the $2.2 trillion that … [Read more…]
(Music) Look, I got the Trump action figure. No way, it’s huge. What does he do? He pretends to be a Republican. (Children’s laughter) I’d give bailouts for the banks. Too big to fail. I gave money to Pelosi, Reid and Anthony Weiner. (Children’s laughter) Hey, Hillary, I’ll give you money to be my friend. … [Read more…]
Transcript of Fireside chat #7 (Recording noise) FDR: My friends, since my annual message to the Congress on January fourth, last, I have not addressed the general public over the air. In the many weeks since that time the Congress has devoted itself to the arduous task of formulating legislation necessary to the country’s welfare. … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC Good evening, me fellow Americans. First, I should like to express my gratitude to the radio and television networks for the opportunities they have given me, over the years, to bring reports and messages to our nation. My special thanks go to them for the opportunity of addressing you … [Read more…]
Transcript of 1943, January 7 – FDR – State of the Union address (General audience noises, the recording is slightly scratchy sounding.) Chesley W. Jurney: Members of the Congress, I have the great pleasure, the highest privilege and the distinguished honor of presenting to you, the President of the United States. (Applause) Reporter: Coming … [Read more…]
Transcript of 1942, January 6 – FDR – State of the Union (Applause) FDR: Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States. In fulfilling my duty to report upon the State of the Union, I am proud to say to you that the spirit of … [Read more…]
Transcript of 1941, January 6 – FDR – State of the Union address – Four Freedoms (General audience noise) FDR: (Inaudible) President, Mr. Speaker, members of the 77th Congress. I address you, the members of this new Congress, at a moment unprecedented in the history of the Union. I use the word unprecedented, because at … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Members of the Congress. I speak tonight for the dignity of man and the destiny of democracy. I urge every member of both parties, Americans of all religions and of all colors, from every section of this country, to join me in that cause. At times … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Applause) Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Vice President Cheney, members of Congress, distinguished guests, fellow citizens. As we gather tonight, our nation is at war, our economy is in recession and the civilized world faces unprecedented dangers. Yet, the state of our Union has never been stronger. (Applause) We … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Applause and audience noise) Gingrich: Members of the Congress, the high privilege and the distinct honor of presenting to you the President of the United States. (Applause) Clinton: (Repeating) Thank you, thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of the 104th Congress, distinguished guests, my fellow Americans … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Tone) Mr. Speaker, the President of the United States. (Applause) (Gavel) (Applause) (Gavel) Members of the Congress, I have the great pleasure, the high privilege and the distinct honor of presenting to you the President of the United States. (Applause) LBJ: Mr. Speaker, (Gavel, applause ceases) Mr. Speaker, Mr. … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC Good evening. Usually, I talk with you from my office in the West Wing of the White House. But tonight there’s something special to talk about, and I’ve asked someone very special to join me. Nancy and I are here in the West Hall of the White House, and around … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Applause) Thank you. x1 (Applause) Thank you. x2 (Applause) Thank you very much. (Applause) Thank you. x1 (Applause) Thank you. x2 (Applause) Thank you very much. I’m delighted to see all of you here. I thank Speaker Foley and the Republican leader, Bob Michel, for joining us today. There are … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Applause) President Bush: Thank you all. Uh, Deputy Secretary of England, thanks for the introduction. One boss may not be here, but the other one is. (Laughter) I appreciate your kind words. I’m pleased to be back here with the men and women of the Defense Department. On this … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC Good evening. This is the first time since taking the oath of office that I felt an issue was so important, so threatening, that it warranted talking directly with you, the American people. All of us agree that the gravest domestic threat facing our nation today is drugs. Drugs have … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC My countrymen, the surpassing war of all times has involved us, and found us utterly unprepared in either a mental or military sense. The Republic must awaken. The people must understand. Our safety lies in full realization the fate of the nation and the safety of the world will be … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Applause) Mr. Ambassador, Distinguished Guests on the rostrum, my fellow Americans. On this hallowed ground, heroic deeds were performed and eloquent words were spoken a century ago. We, the living, have not forgotten and the world will never forget the deeds or the words of Gettysburg. We honor them … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC My fellow Americans, Supreme Allied Commander General MacArthur, and allied representatives on the battleship Missouri in Toyko Bay. The thoughts and hopes of all America, indeed of all the civilized world, are centered tonight on the battleship Missouri. There on that small piece of American soil anchored in Tokyo … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC This is a solemn but a glorious hour. I only wish that Franklin D. Roosevelt had lived to witness this day. General Eisenhower informs me that the forces of Germany have surrendered to the united nations. The flags of freedom fly over all Europe. For this victory, we join in … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC This song is called Alice’s Restaurant. It’s about Alice, and the restaurant, but Alice’s restaurant is not the name of the restaurant, that’s just the name of the song. And that’s why I call the song Alice’s Restaurant. (Laughter) (Guitar playing) You can get anything you want at Alice’s … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC Today, after two years of negotiations, the United States, together with our international partners, has achieved something that decades of animosity has not, a comprehensive, long-term deal with Iran that will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon. This deal demonstrates that American diplomacy can bring about real and … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Audience reaction and applause) President Barack Obama: Giving all praise and honor to God. (Applause) The Bible calls us to hope. To persevere, and have faith in things not seen. They were still living by faith when they died, Scripture tells us. (Applause) They did not receive the things … [Read more…]
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Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC My most immediate concern is in carrying out the purposes of the great work program just enacted by the Congress. Its first objective is to put men and women now on the relief rolls to work, and incidentally, to assist materially in our already unmistakable march towards recovery. For the … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC The president’s official home, American headquarters for leaders of the United Nations. Here Mr. Roosevelt lives, working long hours into the night. But when 7:00 comes, here is one chap who usually gets his supper direct from the hand of the president. His name is Fala, a three-year-old Scottie … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC A library built by popular subscription to house the archives, papers and mementos of the Franklyn D. Roosevelt era is dedicated to the nation by the president himself. FDR: And this latest edition to the archives of America is dedicated at a moment when government of the people by themselves … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC I have come to a decision which I felt I should tell you and all of my fellow American citizens, as soon as I was certain in my own mind and in my own conscience that it is the right thing to do. I have learned already in this office … [Read more…]
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Pastime – something that occurs to help you pass the time. Past time – a reference to something in relative comparison to time
Transcription services by Accurate Secretarial LLC Our nation was founded on a bedrock principle. That we are all created equal. The project of each generation is to bridge the meaning of those founding words with the realities of changing times. A never-ending quest to ensure those words ring true for every single American. … [Read more…]
Peel out – spinning your tires from a stopped position Peal out – in reference to bells and thunderclaps
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC There’s been another mass shooting in America, this time in a community college in Oregon. That means there are more American families, moms, dads, children whose lives have been changed forever. That means there’s another community stunned with grief and communities across the country forced to relive their own … [Read more…]
Paid – the past tense of pay Payed – a sailing term
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC Obama: Anyway, as always I want to close on a more serious note. You know, I often joke about tensions between me and the press, but honestly, what they say doesn’t bother me. I understand we’ve got an adversarial system. I’m a mellow sort of guy. And that’s why I … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Applause) President Obama: Thank you. (Applause) Thank you so much. (Applause) Thank you. (Applause) Thank you very much. (Applause) Thank you. (Applause) Everybody, please have a seat. (Applause) Thank you very much. I apologize for the slight delay. Even presidents have problems with toner. (Laughter) It is a great honor … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC The Congress is about to pass legislation that will greatly ease the mortgage distress among the farmers and among the homeowners of the nation by providing for the easing of the burden of debt that now bears so heavily upon millions of our people. Well-considered and conservative measures will … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC It is three months, my friends, since I have talked with the people of this country about our national problems. But during this period many things have happened, and I am glad to say that the major part of them have greatly helped the well-being of the average citizen. … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC Today, a hope of many years’ standing is in large part fulfilled. The civilization of the past hundred years, with its startling industrial changes, has tended more and more to make life insecure. Young people have come to wonder what would be their lot when they came to old … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC I should like to see this nation geared up to the ability to turn out at least 50,000 planes a year. (Applause) I ask for an immediate appropriation of 896 million dollars. (Applause) And may I say that I hope that there will be speed in giving the … [Read more…]
Quay – a platform near water Cay – a small island Key – same as cay but pronounced as key
Precedence – a consideration of importance Precedents – the plural of precedent
Pedal – a foot operated lever Peddle – selling something Petal – a part of a flower
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC Voice over President Bush in Iraq to sign a U.S/Iraq security agreement that calls for U.S. troops to withdraw by the end of 2011. At a news conference and ceremony in Baghdad with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al, Maliki, President Bush had a pair of shoes thrown at him. … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Cheering & applause) Thank you very much. Mr. President, Mrs. Ford, Mr. Vice President, Mr. Vice President-to-be– (Cheering & applause) –the distinguished guests here, you ladies and gentlemen, I’m going to say fellow Republicans here, but those who are watching from a distance, all those millions of Democrats and Independents … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC This morning at 7:00 a.m., the union representing those who man America’s air traffic control facilities called a strike. This was the culmination of seven months of negotiations between the Federal Aviation Administration and the union. At one point in these negotiations, agreement was reached and signed by both sides, … [Read more…]
Peek – to look at something secretly Peak – the pointed top of anything Pique – to make someone angry or annoyed
Wrack – violent, ruinous occurrences Rack – as a noun it refers to framework, as a verb it can refer to extreme stress. A person may feel racked, but never wracked.
Peace – a state of tranquility Piece – a part of something
Overdue – a reference to time Overdo – those seven shots at lunch
Pair – a set of Pare – removing something, pare away, pare down, pare the pear Pear – that fruit you’re paring from the last example or from a set of two, which is a pair
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy but because they are hard. Because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills because that challenge is one that we are … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC Our prime concern is that in dealing with the fundamental law of the land, in assuming finally to interpret it, and therefore finally to make it, the acts of the courts should be subject to and not above the final control of the people as a whole. I deny … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, and distinguished Members of the House and Senate. When we first met here seven years ago many of us for the first time, it was with the hope of beginning something new for America. We meet here tonight in this historic chamber to continue that work. … [Read more…]
On the lam.
Never mind. Unless you’re referring to a Nirvana album.
Palate – the roof of your mouth Palette – flat board that artists use when mixing small amounts of paint Pallet – a platform that goods are stacked on
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Applause, cheering) Thank you. (Applause, cheering) Thank you very much. (Applause, cheering) Chancellor Kohl, Governing Mayor Diepgen, ladies and gentlemen. Twenty-four years ago, President John F. Kennedy visited Berlin and speaking to the people of this city and the world at the city hall. Well, since then two other presidents … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC MC: (inaudible) 1889 when the Neshoba County Fair was first organized, we have had many illustrious statesmen to visit with us. But this is the first time in our history that we have ever had a nominee for President of the United States. (Audience cheers) Audience member: El Presidente. MC: … [Read more…]
Transcription by Accurate Secretarial LLC (Audience noise) (Horn fanfare) Warren: You John Fitzgerald Kennedy do solemnly swear- JFK: I John Fitzgerald Kennedy do solemnly swear- Warren: That you will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States- JFK: That I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States- Warren: … [Read more…]
Mores – morals Moray – an eel
Moral – a behavior Morale – a feeling
Transcript of Fireside chat #28 VO: Ladies and gentlemen, the President of the United States. FDR: Ladies and gentlemen, today I sent my annual message to the Congress, as required by the Constitution. It has been my custom to deliver these annual messages in person, and they have been broadcast to the nation. I intended … [Read more…]
Transcription services by Accurate Secretarial LLC Mr. Speaker, on Friday evening last I received His Majesty’s commission to form a new administration. It as the evident wish and will of Parliament and the nation that this should be conceived on the broadest possible basis and that it should include all parties, both … [Read more…]
Miner – a mine worker Minor – a child
Marshal – a title Marshall – to arrange
Medal – a medallion Metal – an element Meddle – to interfere, also the title of a Pink Floyd album Mettle – a display of courage or stamina
Mantle is a cloak. Mantel is what is above the fireplace.
Loose – not tightly fixed in place Lose – to mislay or deprive
Log-in – noun Log in – verb Never login.
Libel – defamation Liable – likely to do something or legally answerable
Let’s – a contraction for let us Lets –allow or permit
Lens – an optical device Lense – a variant spelling of lens
Leach – to drain away Leech – a segmented worm
Latter – former Later – a reference to time
Into – answering the question of where In to – everything else as it’s just happenstance that these two words are located next to each other in a sentence
Incite – to encourage Insight – a deep understanding
Hue and cry.
For all intents and purposes.
Eminent – prominent Imminent – threatening Immanent – inherent
Loser – a person who has failed Looser – a comparative to tight
Due respect, with all due respect.
Dew – water that appears in the morning on plants Do – verb, an action Due – a payment owed
Crochet – a type of needlework Crotchet – a crabby person
By – near or next to ‘Bye- an abbreviation of goodbye Buy – to purchase
Apart – separation A part – an implication of union
Leach -the drawing off of some substance Leech – an animal Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Latter – referencing the last mentioned in a set of alternatives Later – a reference to time Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Jamb – vertical side of a door or window frame Jam – all other uses Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Llama – an animal Lama – a Tibetan monk Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Disassemble – to take apart Dissemble – dishonesty Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Idol – something admired Idle – inactivity Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Highbred – superior ancestry Hybrid – a combination of a number of items into a single item Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Forward – a direction Foreword – introductory information in a book Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Lift off – verb Liftoff – noun Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Run off – verb Runoff – noun Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Break out – verb Breakout – noun Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Rational – adjective for reasonable Rationale – underlying reason Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Four – the number after 3 Fore – referencing the front of something, foreground, foreword, etc. It’s also the most common yell you hear right before hearing swearing on a golf course. For – preposition Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Patients – someone under medical care Patience – endurance under difficult circumstances Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Perimeter – a boundary Parameter – a math term Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Complement – something that supplements another Compliment – a nice thing to say Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Coiffeur – male hairdresser Coiffure – the hairdo Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Censor – to suppress Censure – officially denounce Sensor – a device that senses something Censer – incense burner Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Hummus – rotted plant matter Humus – a dip made from chick peas Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Whole – fully together Hole – an opening Closed Captioning and Subtitling defined here
Hoard – verb, gathering and hiding treasure of any type Horde – noun, large group
Grill – cooking implement or as a verb meaning to cross-examine. Grille – Grating that covers an opening or referring to the opening itself which is covered with grating.
Gray – the American spelling of the word, grey, referring to color.
Clean up – verb Cleanup – noun
Flak – specifically referencing WWII pilot slang referring to shells being fired into the air Flack – modernized version of the slang, flak
Disc – referring to a compact disc or DVD Disk – all other usages
Demure – proper, reserved Demur – delay or hesitate
Confident- strong belief Confidante – a person you confide in
Awhile – adverb referencing time, stay awhile. A while – object of a preposition, note using “for” preceding “a while” for your tip-off.
Raise – an elevation Raze – to destroy
Populace – the population of x Populous – an amount, full or densely populated
Pray – entreat, implore, plea Prey – hunted, seized, devoured, stalked
Pour – verb Pore – noun
Plain – as an adjective means ordinary as a noun it can mean flat Plane – a tool or having to do with measurement, a higher or lower plane of existence
Wretch – descriptor for behavior or circumstances. Retch – vomiting etc.
Forego – going before Forgo – to do without
Device – noun Devise – verb
Desert – a barren area Dessert – cakes, cookies, etc
Deprivation – being deprived of something Depravation – perversion
Diffuse – spreading of x item Defuse – removing the fuse from a bomb or metaphorically from a situation
Decent – a descriptor Descent – ancestry
Columbia – US capital Colombia – South American country
College – an institution Collage – a grouping of items
Colosseum – the proper name of a specific structure in Rome. Coliseum – every other coliseum.
A piece references a part of something. This sentence is a piece of this blog. Apiece means each. If I sold the blogs I write I could get, maybe, 25 cents apiece.
Revue – a type of performance Review – to examine or assess
Seem – verb Seam – where two separate items are joined
Segway – a two-wheeled conveyance Seque – changing to a new topic or activity
Shear – to cut Sheer – thin fabric, a perpendicular wall, completely correct
Shown – past tense of show Shone – past tense of shine
Sleight of hand
Sometime – an indefinite time Some time – a specific time
Stationary – not moving Stationery – paper materials
Strait – narrow passageway between bodies of water Straight – not bent or curved
Valance – drapery Valence – a chemistry term
Tolled – charged a fee Told – past tense of tell
Summary – a synopsis Summery- relating to the season summer
Currant – fruit Current – present time
Crape – type of paper or cloth Crepe – French pancake
Cowered – past tense of cower Coward – fearful person
Council – an official group Consul – local representative of a foreign government Counsel – advice
Copyright. The past tense is copyrighted, not copywritten.
Complementary – things that work together well Complimentary – giving or receiving a compliment
Core – the center Corp – an organization
Consensus – arriving at common sense Consensus – arriving at a general agreement
Assure – giving feelings of confidence Ensure – to make certain Insure – referencing an insurance policy
Assent – verb, to agree or consent Ascent – noun, to mean climb
Coarse – rough, both physically or metaphorically Course – a pathway
Click – a sound or action Clique – a group of people
Cite – to reference Site – a location Sight – referencing something optical
Chute – an inclined channel Shoot – every other usage unless referring to a parachute
Czech- a Czechoslovakian Check – any other usage
Champaign – city in Illinois Champagne – region in France
Bated breath, meaning held breath
Bare – naked Bear – a mammal
Ball – a round object Bawl – to cry
Backup – making additional copies of media Back up – to move in reverse both physically or metaphorically
Bail – a bound group of grains Bale – removing water
Axel – a figure skating term Axle – a bar on which a wheel turns
Floe – a sheet of moving ice Flow – movement by a liquid, moving from one place to another
Flare – verb regarding fire or anger Flair – an obvious talent
Feint – to distract Faint – to lose consciousness or implying timidity
Faze – to negatively disturb something Phase – having to do with an aspect of something
Faun – a mythological being Fawn – a young deer or showing affection
Fair – equitable Fare – a fee or charge to do something
Exasperate – to get irritated Exacerbate – to make something or situation worse
Everyone – meaning everybody Every one – singular
Inquire – asking for information Enquire – same thing, British spelling
Dyeing – what i learned in a master’s class on changing the color of fabric Dying – how I felt when the colors came out wrong
Emigrate – to leave your home country Immigrate – moving to a new country
Elicit – verb Illicit – noun describing something illegal or taboo
Dowse – using a dowsing rod Douse – pouring water on a fire
Dully – doing something in a dull manner Duly – properly
Duck tape – original term for duct tape Duct tape – modern term for duck tape
Dual – two Duel – a fight
Drier – less wet than something else or previously Dryer – appliance to dry clothing
Rye – type of grain Wry – using or expressing dry humor
Route – pathway or road Rout – a disorderly retreat of defeated troops Root – everything else
Role – a portrayal Roll – everything else
Right – a direction or confirmation Write – markings on a surface, typically paper, with a pen, pencil, or similar implement Rite – a ritual
Troupe – specifically a group of performers Troop – everything else
Threw – past tense of throw Through – any other usage other than a tense of throw
Throne – chair Thrown – is an action
Timber – wood Timbre – music term
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Taught – past tense of teach Taut – an expression of physical tension
Whether – castrated sheep Weather – climate Whether – expressing a doubt or choice between alternatives
Vein – carries blood Vane – an object that is moved by gases, weather vane Vain – narcissistic
Whisky – the Irish form of the word whiskey Whiskey – the American form of the word whisky
Wrapped – to cover or enclose, also metaphorically such as, wrapped up in travel plans Rapt – completely fascinated by what one is seeing or hearing
Who’s – a contraction for who is Whose – ownership
Navel – oranges and your belly button Naval – sailing term
Mucus – noun Mucous – adjective
Rub down – action Rubdown – noun
Pull over the car. Pullover – apparel that not zippered or buttoned
Vale of tears
Whet your appetite
Vary – to be or become different Very – a modifier
Prey – something that is hunted Pray – a religious activity
Up to not upto
Undo – to take apart Undue – opposite of due
Trustee – member of a board Trusty – a trusted convict
Yin and yang
Yoke – harnesses oxen or horses together Yolk – the yellow part of an egg
Marital – referring to marriage Martial – appropriate to war, war-like
Hindi – a language Hindu – a practitioner of Hinduism
Here – location reference Hear – to audibly recognize
Heal – to do with health Heel – the back of your foot or other items such as bread
Hardy – hard to kill Hearty – everything else
Hale – used in the standalone phrase, hale into court, meaning haul Hail – for every other usage
Either is fine
Grisly – horrible Grizzly – type of bear
Beck and call
Carrot – vegetable Carat – weight measurement for gems Caret – ^, a proofing mark Karat – amount of gold in an alloy
Canvas – heavy cloth Canvass – survey of voters opinions
Calvary – the hill where Jesus was crucified Cavalry – soldiers on horseback
Cacao – a tree and it’s seeds are used in making cocoa Cocoa – basis of chocolate Coca – basis of cocaine
Brooch – decorative pin Broach – to raise something for discussion
Bullion – gold Bouillon – soup stock
Britain – place Briton – person
Breath – noun Breathe – verb
Break – to harm something Brake – to slow or stop something
Born – to be birthed or carried Borne – a small stream
Breach – breakage Breach – to charge or reference britches
Borders – boundaries Boarders – everything else
Beyond the pale. Unless there is a pail involved and there is something beyond it, like a dog or someone trying to kicking it.
Bloc – group of people or nations or voters, etc. Block – for everything else
Principal – someone of the highest rank Principle – law or doctrine
Staid – adjective referencing a person Stayed – past tense of the verb, stay
Whale – to beat Wail – High-pitched cry
Appose – a spatial reference Oppose – to be against something
Anyone – anybody Any one – a singular reference
Allusive – to allude to something Elusive – something that is hard to understand or act upon Illusive – illusory, referencing an illusion
Altogether – adverb meaning completely All together – referencing a grouping
Any time is two words.
Anywhere is one word.
Somewhere is one word.
Nowhere is one word.
Aloud – audible Allowed – to be given permission
Allusion – referencing something Illusion – hallucinations
Allude – referencing something Elude – to evade
Alliterate – words that start with the same sound Illiterate – can’t read this post
All ready – completely prepared Already – adverb referring to a specific time
Aisle – narrow passageway Isle – an island
Aesthetic – appreciation of beauty Ascetic – avoiding pleasure
Canon is a literary term referring to a collection of works. A cannon is a piece of artillery.
Capitol is a building. Capital is an uppercase letter.
Heroin is made from opium. A heroine saves you from a falling building.
Crevices are tiny, crevasses are large.
Albeit is one word.
Afterwards relates to time. Afterwords are book notations.
Adverse – difficult circumstances Averse – strong feelings against X
Affluence – riches, wealth Effluence – something that flows out Best to not confuse the two.
When you are viewing a video, it may be important to you that you are able to turn on closed captioning so that you can easily read along with the audio for the video. It is simple to turn on closed captioning in Quicktime and ITunes, and now you can enjoy watching videos even when … [Read more…]
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One of the worst things that can happen to a project is vagueness in the budget. When you don’t know how much you’ll need to spend on one aspect of what you’re trying to do, it’s impossible to know exactly how much money is going to be available for other elements. Whatever the reason you … [Read more…]
When viewing videos, many people chose to use closed captioning. This allows them to watch the videos if they cannot hear, if they’re in a place where the video’s audio is drowned out by other noise, such as people speaking, or just because that is their preference. If you’d like to turn on VLC Media … [Read more…]
Anything digital with an external mic. If no external mic exists, make sure the unit has a stereo line-in jack and then order a 99 cent stereo lapel mic on Ebay. You can see a Visual comparison between mono and stereo jacks here. Please click here to see our tips on achieving a good recording. … [Read more…]
When you’re creating a video to share with others over the Internet, you may want to add captioning to your video. This enables people who are deaf or hard of hearing to view and understand the content in your videos, as well as people who may need to have the volume turned off for some … [Read more…]
Most hearing impaired people will be happy to know that the new FCC closed captioning rules have been put in place which should make their time watching television much more enjoyable. Prior to these laws being put in place, there were many issues a person may have had to deal with when watching a program … [Read more…]
Recently the FCC has set up new rules to govern captioning services. These rules are designed to make closed captioning more consistent and of better quality for the people who rely on this service so they can obtain news and information as well as enjoy watching entertaining television programs. These rules apply to most broadcast … [Read more…]
When viewing a video you may wonder how-to turn on closed captioning in Vimeo? There’s many reasons why you may want to turn on closed captioning or subtitles. Whether you’re hard of hearing, in a place where you have to have the sound muted, or you just want to make sure you don’t miss anything … [Read more…]
When you work hard on making the perfect video to upload to YouTube, you certainly do not want to limit its audience. The purpose of uploading a video is to get the entire world to take notice of it. To make this happen, you need to make sure your video can be understood by people … [Read more…]
Closed Captioning provides a wonderful service for the Deaf or hard-of-hearing. It transcribes the actions and the dialogue of the video into words on the screen. On the social media website YouTube, there is a way to obtain closed captions, but only on certain videos where the owner of the video has supplied them, and … [Read more…]
Many times, it can be much easier for a person to dictate words they need typed into a recorder than it can be for them to try to type or write the thoughts in their head. While this process can make it easy for a person to allow their thoughts to flow easily, eventually they … [Read more…]
One of the biggest advantages to hearing-impaired people are closed captioning services. With this service on their television, they are able to see text of what is being said on news programs, television shows and many movies. This can be a great benefit in allowing them to get information and entertainment from their television sets … [Read more…]
People watching YouTube who find themselves experiencing a problem with their hearing or are just having a difficult time understanding the video now have the opportunity of using closed captioning while viewing videos. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of how to activate this system. Once you learn, you will want to view all your favorite … [Read more…]
Closed caption services are essential for anyone who is Deaf or has hearing issues that make it difficult for them to watch and hear television programming. Without the aid of this technique a person who is hearing impaired, would find it very difficult to understand what is going on during any program or they might … [Read more…]
If the words together before the noun modify it, hyphenation is usually necessary. I have a full-time job. My job is full time.
Ban is a verb. Band is a noun. Bands is also an outdated mechanic in MTG. Ban bands!
is an ad, not an add.
Advice is a noun. Advise is a verb. John advised Spot not to run, but Spot didn’t take the advice.
Already is an adverb that means something that occurred in the past. All ready is a statement of completeness.
Exceed – to go beyond Accede – to give in
Whet – you whet your appetite Wet – to saturate something with a liquid
Mock – to make fun of, or to copy, something. Mach – a number that indicates the ration of speed of an object in comparison to the speed of sound.
Gild means to cover in gold. A guild is a professional organization.
Gaff is a hook. Gaffe is an embarrassing mistake.
Fowl is a bird. Foul means loathsome or offensive.
An ordinance is a law. Ordnance refers to weapons and ammunition.
Entomology is the study of insects. Etymology is the study of words.
Every time is two words. Every time, every time.
Aural relates to things you hear while oral relates to the things you say or generally relating to the mouth.
A la. As in, a la mode.
The goal is to make an easily readable document using commas, periods and question marks. Refrain from using ; ! ” ” (semi-colons, exclamation points and quotation marks) A colon is appropriate after a speaker’s name. Male narrator: