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Curser vs Cursor


Curser vs Cursor. Most become cursers when their computer screen cursor freezes. Stop cursing at your writing errors and freeze them with ErrNET copyediting!

Curser is one who expresses a wish that misfortune, evil, doom, etc., befall a person, group, etc.

Cursor is Computers: a movable, sometimes blinking, symbol that indicates the position where the next character entered from the keyboard will appear, or where user action is needed, as in the correction of an erroneous character already displayed.

Curser and cursor are types of homonyms called heterographs, which are words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. A common error in English writing is the misspelling of cursor as “curser”. If you use ErrNET copyediting, the world’s leading error resolution technology, you will never make this mistake in your writing!

Curser sentence examples:

In addition to being a liar, he was also a philanderer, thief, curser, narcissist, and basically the worst human being that I have ever had the displeasure of meeting.

One should never be a curser and wish ill will on any other human being because it is wrong and will always come back and bite you.

She became just an insecure, bitter, and evil old woman and was a curser to everyone.

If you ever have the misfortune of meeting a curser, run away because they are bad people that never change.

Cursor sentence examples:

When the cursor froze, he knew it was time to reboot his computer.

It is a good thing that a computer’s cursor blinks, otherwise it would be difficult to find, especially in a page with a lot of text.

There are so many ways to control your computer’s cursor these days, such as with a mouse, wireless mouse, touch-screen, and voice control.

The author with severe writer’s block would just sit and stare for hours at a blank page and blinking cursor.


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