Commonly Confused Words


As anyone who's ever tried to set up their home wireless network, explain the rules of ice hockey, watch the movie Inception, or put a straw in a Capri Sun can attest: Life can be pretty confusing sometimes.

Fortunately, words don't have to be. That's because we at Shmoop have put together a list of some of the most commonly confused or misused words.

Step right up (i.e., scroll down) to learn more about commonly confused and misused words:

Bad vs. Badly

Between vs. Among

Different From vs. Different Than

Each vs. Every

Farther vs. Further

Then vs. Than

Media vs. Medium



Regardless vs. Irregardless

You'll be a grammar pro in no time!


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