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Friday, January 14, 2011

Criminal Sentence 495: Not Your Standard Sentence

From a book:

"It is your standard stationary shop."

So the shop is stationary--does not move?

Stationery--with an e--refers to paper on which you write letters. I remember that it has an e because letters contains only e's.


Victoria said...

That is how I learned to differentiate the two spellings and meanings as well!

Anonymous said...

When I needed to buy an office supply at my grocery store, I found that those items were moved. That's ironic, because they are normally stationary.