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Fractured Idiom

As my followers already know, I am a stickler with regard to language. Listening to MSNBC can be entertaining as well as informative. Heard Today! “That nailed it on the head.” That phrase is a combination of two idioms. One … Continue reading

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Y’know Again

The involuntary overuse of “y’know” in speech has become an epidemic, or perhaps even a pandemic. I listen to news on TV quite a lot and I am disturbed and annoyed at the large number speakers (supposedly well educated) who … Continue reading

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Pronunciation 3.0

It is sad when a member of congress cannot pronounce common words used when conducting her business. I was watching TV today when a member of congress spoke about the “Judisherary Committee.”

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