Grammar Bomb: Stationary VS Stationery

Mom writes on stationery while Dad rides the stationary bike. 

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Stationary [THINK: Adjective (A)]
Stationery [THINK: Envelope (E)] 

 

Stationary with an ameans “fixed in one place and not moving,” like a stationary bicycle at the gym.

Stationery with an e stems from the term stationer, which refers to “a person who sells the materials used in writing, such as paper, pens, pencils, and ink.””

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