Angela’s ABCs – Currant and Current

Words easily confused. One letter makes all the difference: Currant and current. I hesitated the other day as I wrote the word undercurrent – should it have an ‘a’ or an ‘e’? I consulted Google and found that currants are dried, black, seedless grapes originally produced in Greece. So blackcurrants, redcurrants and any other fruit currants you can think of take an ‘a’. Current on the other hand has two meanings: Of the present time, up-to-date, contemporary A movement of water, air or electricity, in a particular direction Examples: We visited the bank… Read More