Is It 'Hanger' or 'Hangar'?

How to remember which is which


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Editor Serenity Carr breaks down hanger vs. hangar with a simple trick to keep them apart.

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Hanger. There's the one for clothes and the one for airplanes. They sound the same but are spelled differently. One ends in er, the other ends in ar. So how do you remember which is which? The airplane hangar ends in ar, which is one letter short of air.

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