ADVISER VS. ADVISOR: Both are perfectly valid, but I wanted to use the more common one, since I have no personal preference. A google smackdown helps out: Advisor wins, by about a factor of four. I love modern linguistic research tools . . . .Have accomplished a good chunk of work this weekend, but it's been a real struggle today. More Blackboard posting for Shakespeare, including
"My election day prayer is: may whoever wins win by a lot."
-Ann Althouse, "Picturing and dreading a long litigious November."