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Confusing Words > marmalade and jam
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

MARMALADE AND JAM
MARMALADE - a soft substance with a sweet but slightly bitter taste, made by cooking fruit such as oranges with sugar to preserve it. It is eaten on bread, usually for breakfast.

Examples:

Marmalade is usually eaten for breakfast on bread.

Scottish marmalade is made from oranges and contains more peel and zest than most other marmalades.

Marmalade can be made from lemons, limes, grapefruits, oranges or any combination thereof.

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JAM - (US also jelly) a sweet soft food made by cooking fruit with sugar to preserve it. It is eaten on bread or cakes

Examples:

I love jam made from fresh strawberries.

Store plum jam in a cool, dry place.










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