verses vs versus : Common Errors in English

About verses vs versus

The “vs.” in a law case like “Brown vs. The Board of Education” standsfor Latin versus (meaning “against”). Don’t confuse it with the word forlines of poetry—“verses”—when describing other conflicts, like theupcoming football game featuring Oakesdale versus Pinewood.Note that in formal legal contexts the abbreviation is usually just “v.,” as in “Brown v. The Board of Education.”

verses in News

  1. Getting to know Neil Gaiman

    The prolific British writer offers a glimpse of himself — sort of — as a Sussex boy in his latest novel, 'The Ocean at the End of the Lane.' AUSTIN, Texas — In Neil Gaiman's passport case, on a scrap of paper beside his green card, are two verses of an unfinished work called "Pirate Stew."
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Toddlers and teens earn awards for scripture memorization

    Youth in the area have spent countless hours reading and memorizing scripture verses in order to learn the word of God. The Bible Drill closing ceremony at Cornerstone Church of Cleveland was held rec
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Cleveland Advocate

  3. Pusha T ft. 2 Chainz & Big Sean – "Who I Am" [LISTEN]

    Pusha kept it all in the family by tapping his G.O.O.D. Music brethren, 2 Chainz and Big Sean , for guest verses.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Hip-Hop Wired

versus in News

  1. Final Fantasy Versus XIII Is Now Final Fantasy XV

    It appears that Final Fantasy Versus XIII , the long-in-development spinoff of the RPG series for PlayStation 3, has been rebranded Final Fantasy XV . And it seems like it's headed to PlayStation 4.        
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Wired News

  2. Us Versus Them Releases Summer 2013 Collection

    Southern Cali-based Us Versus Them shows off its Summer 2013 collection via this newly released lookbook. Shot in their Cali, their new season boasts various graphic heavy tees and tanks, as well as caps and a pair of short-sleeve button-ups.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Baller Status

  3. Kiel versus Two Rivers varsity baseball game at Kiel (Photos)

    Kiel versus Two Rivers varsity baseball game at Kiel High School on Tuesday. The final score Kiel 10-Two Rivers 5.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

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