Grammar Bomb: BORN vs BORNE

#GrammarBombEA

Grammar Bomb14 16.001_Born vs Borne

The baby was born three months ago;

we were informed by the message

borne on the pony express.

born {adj} [THINK: existing as a result of birth]
borne {adj} [THINK: carried or transported by]

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s