Quick! Which is which: Are you stationary or stationery? You have stationery or stationary? The difference is subtle:

Stationary with an a is an adjective → standing still, not moving.

Stationery with an e is a noun → items used to write (pens, cards…).

Now that you know the difference, let’s practice!


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Practice

  • Write two sentences for each spelling.
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Ashwini Kashyap
Ashwini Kashyap
1 year ago

Can we move this stationary stone?
I ran out of pens, I must go to the stationery shop.