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Things We Say Wrong

I want to comment on this but I am too afraid of all the grammar Nazis...

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CodeJockey
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 5189 Posts
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 5:49:33 AM
Well, actually, Dude, the word "escape" is an evolution
of a term, ex-cape, which meant to break
free from capture after someone had grabbed your
cloak by untying/removing it.

After witnessing this occurring firsthand, I can
say "You are just an overly-strict non-ni-" never
mind...

Anyway, if you showed Abraham Lincoln the character "W"
and asked its name, he'd enunciate
"double-vee..."

Language is not static and is changed by popular
enunciation. When you see it happening, you`ll
make the connexion...

BTW, Sutra: "irregardless" became a listed word in 1915.

neveryours
Female, 13-17, Eastern US
 1278 Posts
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 10:11:24 PM
I know way too many people who think that the phrase is "all intentsive purposes."

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 25711 Posts
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 10:55:26 AM
@sutra46: Another "local word" is "Disregardless" or disregardlessly... drive the grammar nazi's insane!

@Adcro: I`m hoping he`s doingthat `on purpose` for comedic effect...

@drawman61: Brits: a-lu-min-i-um
Yanks (and Canuks too) a-lu-min-um






sutra46
Female, 40-49, Asia
 2481 Posts
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 8:00:19 AM
My fave is irregardless :) this just auto spelled!

Regardless will do people.

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 6033 Posts
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7:52:50 AM
And by "we" you mean you...Americans. We never say nuke-ular...EVER. Or alumi-num. There is an "i" in it.

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