July 2nd, 2010


FEATURE: Misused and Abused Phrases

That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means: Misused and Abused Phrases

Language has a funny way of ingratiating itself on us. Just when you think you have grammar down pat, those sneaky misused and abused phrases pop up to muddy the water.

What are these phrases you ask? They are commonly used expressions that are used incorrectly. Sometimes it's because words are slurred, and sometimes it's because the meanings are slurred. Either way, I've listed a few to help you understand the concept of misused and abused phrases.

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