Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, principal or principle, Quiz, spelling
|Which is correct?
The _________ change in IPv6 is the increase of address space.
In this sentence, principal is an adjective meaning most important and modifying the noun change. The word principle is always a noun meaning a rule or standard. (Teachers often use the phrase “The principal is your pal” to make this distinction stick.)