I, too, want to understand it as well as you two!: Two vs Too vs To

Vintage paper tickets 177559076Little things can sometimes cause big problems and this is equally true in English as in life in general. As this installment of our commonly confused words blog series demonstrates, one small change between three homophones may not change their spelling but definitely changes how they are used!

Two vs Too vs To:

Two

In order to clearly come to terms with these sound-alikes it is probably best to start with the simplest: two. Two is the number after one and before three, no more and no less. Thus we would use it as follows:

Example:  I want two tickets for the concert, please.

Note: You can remember that two is used only to refer to the number by thinking of all of the words in English which refer to doubles and begin with tw: twin, twice, etc. Continue reading “I, too, want to understand it as well as you two!: Two vs Too vs To”