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Rule "whit vs white"

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Description: whit vs white
Message: Did you mean the adjective white (whit = a tiny amount)?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • There were a lot of whit horses.
    Correction suggestion: white
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Whit Stillman
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WHIT_WHITE [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-18 22:33:07 +0200)