May 20th, 2013

grammar -- from cmzero

Answer: Envelop vs. Envelope

Today, we're going to take a look at the confusion in when to use envelop versus when to use envelope, with a little help from our friends over at Swingtown.

Both envelop and envelope are derived from envoluper, an Old French verb that means "to wrap up." At face value, there's a single letter marking the difference between these words. Dig a little deeper, and you find more than that.

Collapse )