I marvel at how many people cannot distinguish between words that sound similar. I’m not talking about “there” v. “their”. That is a little more understandable since the words, though with different meanings, have the same pronunciation. But rather words like “except” and
1. a. To take or receive (a thing offered) willingly, or with consenting mind; to receive (a thing or person) with favour or approval, e.g. to receive as a prospective husband. Also, to take or receive with patience or resignation, to tolerate.
I won’t quote all the various shades of meaning that it has, that’s sufficient unto my purpose.