Grammar Friday

man_question_markToday’s two grammar tips:

  • “Elicit” means to bring out or evoke. As a reporter, I often elicited information from sources. “Illicit” means unlawful. Keep the two words straight!
  • The capital of a state is the city that serves as the seat of government. The capitol is the building in which legislators meet.

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