Even More Word Choice Errors

Keeping the staff "appraised." A cocktail "complimented" by a garnish. That garnish? Rose "pedals."

I seem to be stumbling into a lot of errors in my reading lately, both in the stuff I'm paid to edit and in stuff I'm reading that, presumably, someone has already edited. As always, these commonly confused terms are all great opportunities for the rest of us who want to avoid errors. Here's my recent column covering some of these.