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The AMA Handbook of Business Writing by Jennifer WAUSON, Kevin WILSON

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EACH OTHER, ONE ANOTHER

Use each other when referring to two people.

Example: Mike and Susan looked at each other.

Use one another when referring to more than two people.

Example: The four people in the car looked at one another.

EACH, THEIR

Pronouns must agree in number and person with the words to which they refer.

Incorrect: Each drives their own car.

Correct: Each drives his own car.

Correct: Each [singular pronoun, the subject] of the women listed her needs.

EFFECT, AFFECT

See Affect, Effect.

EGGCORN

Words that sound similar but that have different meanings may be used by mistake. Such words are called eggcorns.

Incorrect: Wet your appetite.

Correct: Whet your appetite.

E.G., I.E.

The term e.g. is an abbreviation for the Latin ...

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