Usage cartoon no. 1: palette, palate and pallet

the difference between palette, palate, and pallet
Want to know if you're using palette, palate, or pallet correctly? Here's an at-a-glance guide. And even if you don't think usage counts and I'm stuffy for pointing it out, please enjoy the majesty that is MS Paint artwork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bad usage drives me crazy. I just can’t take it anymore. So hopefully, this will be the first in the series of usage cartoons, taking on those tricky homonyms and helping you choose the right word for the occasion. That’s usage: picking the right word from a group of similar-sounding ones so your meaning comes across.

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One thought on “Usage cartoon no. 1: palette, palate and pallet

  1. Lisa says:

    While not at the top of my list of usage pet peeves, this is a good one. Someone has to educate the masses… Go Christine! 😉

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