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This Author’s Pen: Affect & Effect

“Affect” and “effect” are often confused. .” Effect” is a noun meaning “a result.” ”Affect” (for our purposes today) is a verb meaning “to influence or act on the emotions of.”

The EFFECT of a tax hike is that people have less money to spend.

Having less money to spend might AFFECT a people’s ability to buy goods and services.

Tomorrow, Pic of the Weekend Rita Bay

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