boarders vs borders : Common Errors in English

About boarders vs borders

Boarders are residents in a boarding house or school paying for their room and board (food), fighters who board ships, or more recently, people who go snowboarding a lot. You can also board animals, though usually only people are called “boarders.” All of these have some connection with boards: hunks of wood (the planks of a table, the deck of a ship, a snowboard).All uses having to do with boundaries and edges are spelled “border”: border collies, Doctors Without Borders, borderline disorders, border guard.

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  1. European Pet Passport Lets Animals Travel To E.U. States

    Until this week, there had been a limit: Travelers could only take up to five pets across the borders. Now, thanks to a pet-loving member of the E.U. Parliament, those who prefer to travel with herds of animals are free to roam — as long as they're heading for a competition or sporting event.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: NPR

  2. Jay Craven's 'Northern Borders' film debuts in NH

    Award-winning Vermont director Jay Craven will present his new film, 'Northern Borders,' whose cast includes Academy Award nominees Bruce Dern and Genevieve Bujold, at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at The Barnstormers Theatre in Tamworth.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

  3. Samsung opens new chapter for old Borders building

    by Gennady Sheyner Palo Alto's iconic Varsity Theatre building on University Avenue, most recently a home to Borders Books, will soon be transformed into an idea lab for Samsung.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Palo Alto Weekly

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