Grammar Lesson Monday: Allude and Elude

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 about the difference between allude and elude.

Allude is used when you're referring to another famous thing, usually in literature.
He only wishes that he could live in Eden. (referring to the Garden of Eden in the Bible)

Elude is used when you're talking about something that you can't find and is sneaky.
That silly white rabbit keeps eluding Alice!

That's it for today.  Celebrate good grammar!

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