Make Your Editor Cry: Anyone vs. Any One
When it means “anybody,” anyone is spelled as a single word.
I know I’m twelve but the sign says anyone can enter the raffle.
They’ll just let anyone work in here I guess.
But when it means “any single one,” any one is spelled as two words.
The racing form has the odds but any one of these horses could win.
These rentals are basically identical so any one of them will do.
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.