Mudcat Café message #2999385 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #2999385
Posted By: Richard Bridge
04-Oct-10 - 11:29 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
I'm sure there's a London in Canada. And "albeit" is a perfectly proper word.

But people who say "Can I" when they mean "May I" are bad for my blood pressure.

And so are people who say "literally" when they mean the opposite.