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March 28, 2015
Posted at 6:02 pm
 

Grammar Nazi Picks Nits

Again.

Being as immersed in the Naked in School universe as I am, I am dismayed by the misuse of the word "councilor" when it should be "counselor." I see it all too often in NiS stories.

From the on-line version of Websters:

Councilor: a member of a council.

Counselor: : a person who provides advice as a job : a person who counsels people.

So, a member of the student council might be called a councilor, but the poor soul to whom she unburdens herself over the frustrations of such a position is a counselor.

Just two little letters, but they make a big difference.

Thank you.