June 29 2016

Rules Of Grammar: Auger vs. Augur

Rules Of Grammar LogoAn auger is a tool that has a bit in the shape of a helix. This tool is used to bore holes in wood.

An augur is a soothsayer; a person who foretells events by omens. It is also a word used todecribe an official diviner of ancient Rome.

Machine Briefs:

OPTION #1: auger= AURG
OPTION #2: auger= AU/G*ER
OPTION #3: auger= AUG/*ER

OPTION #1: augur= A*URG
OPTION #2: auger= AU/G*UR
OPTION #3: auger= AUG/*UR

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Posted June 29, 2016 by Elsie Villega in category "Briefs", "Grammar", "Vocabulary

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