Just Thought I’d Point That Out

The ironic thing about “a part” and “apart” is that, in the former, the words are separate while, in the latter, the words are together, yet when used in a sentence, they hold the opposite meaning of how they appear.

I am a part of the group. (The words are separate while the sentence speaks of inclusion.)

I am apart from the group. (The words are together, but the meaning shows disconnection.)

Weird, huh?

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9 thoughts on “Just Thought I’d Point That Out

  1. Pingback: Blog Round Up: September 2016 – Rachel Poli

  2. I have to say, I love the English language. 🙂 I know there’s a lot of opposing opinions, but it’s so fun to pick apart words (is that punny?) and grammar. Perhaps it’s a writer thing!

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