Confusing Words of the Week

Words of the WeekIt’s time for “Confusing Words of the Week” where I take a set of two or three words that get confused and give you definitions and try to give you a memory trick to help you remember when to use which word. If you have words that confuse you, use the Ask PTB tab on the website or send an email to proofthatblog@gmail.com and they may appear here soon!

This week’s words are:

  • cash – ready money
    • It is rare to find someone with cash in their wallet these days.
  • cache – a hiding place
    • The news reported a cache of weapons found in a house on my street.
  • cachet – a mark of approval
    • The firm had the cachet of various organizations.

Memory tips:

  • cash – everyone knows this one
  • cache – pronounced ˈkash – placE to hidE cash
  • cachet – pronounced  ka-ˈshā – you will sashay for the cachet
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One Response to Confusing Words of the Week

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