Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
born or borne, Business writing, CIO, Quiz, spelling
|Which is correct?
Years ago, futurists predicted that by the 21st century we would all be piloting flying cars. Those predictions have not been _________ so far.
a. born out
b. borne out
Borne out means proven. Both words are past participles of bear but born is only used when the meaning is give birth.