Credible or Creditable?

Until a few weeks ago, I didn’t even know there was such a word as Creditable. Oy! But a few weeks ago my college Composition I students starting using CREDITABLE with gleeful abandon and totally confused me. If only one of my students had used the word creditable, I wouldn’t have thought anything of it. However, three or four of them used it in the exact same way and I started questioning my sanity. I really hate it when I start to think something I have always thought to be correct (using credible to describe an author’s work, for instance) is WRONG! So, I

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