Thursday, March 31, 2011

more linguistic peeves

realtor, not relater
nuclear, not nuculer
february, not febuary
warrior, not woyer
padlock, not paddle lock

advise/advice
then/than
person who/thing that
they're/their/there
boys/boy's/boys'
affect/effect
ambivalent/indifferent

I could care less
It's water over the bridge
six or one half dozen or another

2 comments:

Kate said...

You forgot your/you're.

Heather said...

It drives me nuts when someone says that could care less when they really mean to say that they couldn't care less. I know you listed it, but I needed to get it off my chest too. Ahh!