Someone just posted this startling list:
10 Words and Phrases That Too Many Folks Say Incorrectly

I’m a writer. That means I use the English language perfectly. None of these malapropisms apply to me.
But I have heard people use, or misuse, the following words and expressions from the list:

“Irregardless” instead of the correct “regardless.”
“I need to lay down” instead of the correct “I need to lie down.”
“I could care less” instead of the correct “I couldn’t care less.”
I’ve heard someone say “I seen it” instead of “I saw it,” but I’m a good person, so I won’t name names.
And I’ve actually heard people say “expresso” when they mean “espresso.” (Unless what I heard was uttered midway through a conversation, and what they were really saying to the Starbucks barista was “I’m in an awful hurry, so I’d like my espresso — expresso!”

Here are the ones I’ve never heard – damn it!

“For all intensive purposes” instead of “for all intents and purposes.”
“Pacifically” instead of “specifically.”
“Ex cetera” instead of “et cetera.”
“Of upmost importance” instead of “of utmost importance.


“Supposably” instead of “supposedly.”

Life’s not fair. Once, just once, please God, I want to hear someone say “Supposably!”


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