Monday, November 10, 2008

Editorial Tip of the Week: Affecting the Effect

Do you sometimes pause while writing and have to wonder if your choice between affect and effect was the right one?

The mystery remains.

Take a moment to look up the words in the dictionary or online. You could come away with a whole new meaning.

Try the online dictionary:

1 comment:

  1. Here's how I remember the different effects of affect and effect: the a in affect is for action. It's the verb. Effect is the noun that is the result of whatever's affecting.