Should it be 'stationary' or 'stationery'?

The words stationery and stationary are often confused because they sound exactly the same. They are homophones.

Stationery (with an E) is a noun that refers to items such as envelopes, paper, pens, and notebooks, whereas stationary (with an A) is an adjective meaning 'not moving'.

For tips on how to easily remember the difference, please click here.

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