M. J. Maddox, PhD is the American English Doctor.  
 

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Faucet and Facet

Although the words contain different vowel sounds, faucet and facet are beginning to be confused in writing as in these examples from the web:

that’s only one faucet of the story…

we are but one faucet of consciousness in an interconnected web of infinite potential or novelty.

The punk philosophy, at least one faucet of it, is about rebellion, pure and simple.

Complexity in currency is only one faucet of social and political complexity

Conducting a B.E.A.R on an annual basis is only one faucet of the monitoring process.

faucet: /faw-sit/: a fixture for drawing a liquid from a pipe, cask, or other vessel

facet: /fa-ist]: a. Originally: one of the small cut and polished faces of a diamond or other gem. In later use also: a flat, usually smooth, face or surface of any object. Figuratively: A particular side or aspect of something.

 

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