likker vs liquor : Common Errors in English

About likker vs liquor

Although it may be pronounced “likker,” you shouldn’t spell it that way,and it’s important to remember to include the “U” when writing the word.

liquor Meaning(s)

  • (n) an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  • (n) a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process
  • (n) the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked

liquor in News

  1. Could liquor privatization benefit or hurt local breweries?

    While opposition still exists on the liquor privatization bill, at least one brewery in Lancaster County has found a benefit. But could that same benefit hurt our local breweries in the long run?
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley

  2. Liquor commission rejects booze surcharge

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) â The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has rejected placing an additional 25-cent-a-bottle surcharge on the price of distilled spirits. The commissioners voted 3-2 in a conference call Wednesday morning. If the surcharge had passed, it would have raised an estimated $16. ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: KTVL Medford

  3. Liquor stores in neighborhoods seek commercial rezoning

    Some north Baltimore wine and liquor stores may have found a way around a proposed Baltimore City zoning change that could eventually ban them from the residential neighborhoods in which they are located.        
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Baltimore Sun

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