Pleaded vs. Pled
For the past tense of to plead, you may use either pleaded or pled.
Example: He will plead not guilty to the charges.
Example: He pleaded not guilty before his trial.
Example: He pled not guilty before his trial.
Note: In the strict legal sense, one cannot plead innocent.
Word of the Week
Avuncular: Having to do with an uncle, especially in kindness or tolerance.
Example: He showed her avuncular affection.
Posted on Tuesday, April 8th, 2008, at 2:54 am