Grammar Lesson Monday: Affect and Effect

Welcome to Grammar Lesson Monday!
This continuous series will address many common grammar mistakes made in the media and that I've seen more than once.  I strive to make the world a better place with good grammar.

Today, we will learn the difference between "affect" and "effect."

"Affect" is a verb.
Her mistake affects me directly.  Now I have to make changes in our presentation.

"Effect" is a noun.
The effect of her mistake causes me to make changes in our presentation.

That's it for today.  Celebrate good grammar!

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