Exchange Exemplar: This Word Or That Word?
Sometimes words can just confuse us. Do you know the difference between "imitate" and "emulate?" How about "pitiful" and "pitiable?"
Or--classic 2020-how to tell if you're "infectious" or "contagious?" Charles Harrington Elster, an expert on the English language, lays out the differences for us in How to Tell Fate from Destiny: And Other Skillful Word Distinctions.
We enjoy anew this interview from 2018. Or is it "again?"