Versus vs Verses

Are you dumb? Do you write poorly? Do you speak like a primate? Well, here is some help. What is the difference between "versus" and "verses?"

Versus: against (especially in sports and legal use); as opposed to, in contrast to. (Often abbreviated as vs.)
For example:
The rivalry of the Green Monkeys versus the Blue Barracudas has raged for years.

I’m weighing the pros and cons of the white-and-gold dress versus the blue-and-black dress.

Verses: writing arranged with a metrical rhythm, typically having a rhyme; small sections of the Jewish or Christian Bible; several similar units of a song.

For example:
Due to her writer’s block, the poet could only complete a few verses each day.

John 3:16 is one of the most well-known verses in the Bible.

I like this song, but the verses are hard to remember.

Via Grammarly
HT Bitsandpieces

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