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Two references with the same author and year?

I'm referencing a tumblr blog, and I've referenced two different posts by the same person, both posted on the same day. So they would be different references both in text and on my references list.

Wanted to ask how I would reference this in text?


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Hi Kareena,

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D Litting, 4 years ago

Hi Kareena,

The way you would tell these two apart is with the letters a and b
eg: (Smith 2016a) (Smith 2016b)

The reference that gets the letter a is the one with the title that comes first alphabetically, so Anna Karenina get the a and War and Peace would get the b (if they were published in the same year, which they weren't :)

Hope this helps,


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