Interment Versus Internment

One letter makes a difference. This is one that spell check will not catch. Old-fashioned proofreading is what it takes. There is a difference between “interment” and “internment.”

  • interment–the burial of a corpse
  • internment–the state of being confined as a prisoner

In a recent blog post, I slipped and used the wrong one. By the time I realized it, the post had permeated the internet.

That little “n” matters.

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