This is a discussion on My favorite typos/misspellings/wrong words within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by BenGoodLuck That and "Between you and I" are the two biggest groaners used by sportscasters. If I hear "No doubt about it." ...
Agreed! Where's Howard Cosell when we REALLY need him.
There are only TWO kinds of people in this world; those that describe the world as filled with two kinds of people...and those who don't.
I to get upset with incorrect usage. Two often you'll find grammatical errors repeated too times or more in the same message.
Ouch. It even hurts to right that.
My uncle would always say "we stood at the hotel". I always asked him "why didn't you sit?" and he would give me a HUH! look.
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I expescially hate when people say Liberry (Lie Berry)...and expescially. Or even to me more pacific...
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Oh, I hate this one: supposably
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"I could care less"
"I couldn't care less"
How about, he goes, "I like that gun." And she goes, "I do, too." And he goes, "How much did it cost?"
Just going...err, saying.
We have become so inundated with bad grammar that it tends to slip into our speech without being noticed. One that I hear virtually all of the time is: "different than", when it should be "different from".
Another that drives me crazy (I know, it's a short trip!) is the use of "bring", when it should be "take".
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