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Commonly Confused Words: Poison / Venom / Toxin

As Lewis Carroll's Alice observed, if you drink from a bottle marked "poison," it is almost certain to disagree with you sooner or later. But what about venom or a toxin? Today we'll take a look at these three terms and figure out what makes them different from one another.

(With the help of the cast of "Star Trek: The Original Series")

Tags: !answer, author:chomiji, language:word origins, word choice:similar words, word choice:subtleties
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