April 15th, 2013

S is for Sentinel

Commonly confused words: crevasse and crevice

When I saw this topic, I glommed it with both hands,in earnest desire to assist fan authors with keeping their readers in the right narrative mood. There are circumstances where using crevasse instead of crevice can be really quite distracting.

Crevice and crevasse look similar, sound somewhat similar, have the same derivation, and have related, sort-of-similar meanings. But similar is not the same, so let’s take a look, with assistance from Teyla Emmagan and John Sheppard from Stargate: Atlantis.
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