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Pour Over vs. Pore Over

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Do you pour over a document or pore over a document? Although it’s tempting to assume that the phrase alludes to pouring one’s attention all over something (as if your vision was a substance), the correct word is pore, a term that since the 13th century has meant “to gaze intently at something.” This is part of a complete episode.

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