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19 Phrases You've Probably Been Saying Wrong Your Entire Life (19 pics)

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These common phrases get used every single day. But very rarely do people ever say them correctly.

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№1 Author: Late (28 Aug 2015 02:32) Total user comments: 293


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What illiterate morons have been getting those wrong? :|
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№2 Author: Zangief86 (28 Aug 2015 05:33) Total user comments: 143


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Quote: Late
What illiterate morons have been getting those wrong? :|

the same ones who say eCspecially and supposaBly
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№3 Author: counting trouble (28 Aug 2015 05:45) Total user comments: 0


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For all intents and purposes, #1 and #19 are one and the same.
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№4 Author: Bruce Burbank (28 Aug 2015 07:47) Total user comments: 360


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My old stamping grounds, not my old stomping grounds.

Probably, not probly.

And many others, but those are the first two that come to mind.
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№5 Author: OldOllie (28 Aug 2015 08:35) Total user comments: 1542


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Champing at the bit, not chomping at the bit

Also, short-lived and long-lived rhyme with high-fived.
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№6 Author: Derp the Third (28 Aug 2015 09:17) Total user comments: 36


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Quote: OldOllie
Champing at the bit, not chomping at the bit

Also, short-lived and long-lived rhyme with high-fived.


http://grammarist.com/usage/champing-chomping-at-the-bit/

Exerpt: "The idiom is usually written chomping at the bit, and some people consider this spelling wrong. But chomp can also mean to bite or chew noisily (though chomped things are often eaten, while champed things are not), so chomp at the bit means roughly the same as champ at the bit."

English, it's a living language. I used to argue about about how it must stay exactly the same as I learned it, but that's just silly. Everything evolves. Look at religion.
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№7 Author: Maxid (28 Aug 2015 11:50) Total user comments: 590


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Quote: Derp the Third
I used to argue about about how it must stay exactly the same as I learned it, but that's just silly. Everything evolves.


Bravo! The purpose of language is to communicate ideas to others. If a person has communicated their idea, even if they used idioms or incorrect grammar, then their effort was successful. A listener who makes demands for mechanical correctness in others' speech is making a demand that speech serve themselves alone as opposed to its true purpose, which is to serve the speaker and the listener equally.
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№8 Author: treeman22tyger (28 Aug 2015 15:56) Total user comments: 95


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Quote: Maxid
Quote: Derp the Third
I used to argue about about how it must stay exactly the same as I learned it, but that's just silly. Everything evolves.


Bravo! The purpose of language is to communicate ideas to others. If a person has communicated their idea, even if they used idioms or incorrect grammar, then their effort was successful. A listener who makes demands for mechanical correctness in others' speech is making a demand that speech serve themselves alone as opposed to its true purpose, which is to serve the speaker and the listener equally.



Still makes you sound stupid if you get it wrong though!!
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№9 Author: rantz (28 Aug 2015 17:43) Total user comments: 5


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Frig off Ricky!
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№10 Author: LewisJones (28 Aug 2015 18:07) Total user comments: 2181


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really?
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№11 Author: Late (28 Aug 2015 19:43) Total user comments: 293


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Quote: Zangief86
Quote: Late
What illiterate morons have been getting those wrong? :|

the same ones who say eCspecially and supposaBly

Pacifically those people? ;)
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