Confusing words: Blond and Blonde

  • Kudos to Merriam-Webster for being one of the only online dictionaries to indicate the distinction between “blonde” and “blond”;
  • “Blond” comes from French, in which it has masculine and feminine forms;
  • Will you be ridiculed if you don’t use “blonde” and “blond” in their gender-specific forms? Probably not. Is it cool to know the difference? Definitely.

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