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Thread #132499   Message #3994148
Posted By: Charmion
27-May-19 - 08:44 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Georgiansilver, you have a good one there. This form of words is also dealing the last blow to the subjunctive of "have": "If she would of gone home on time ..."

While we're here, let's all yell Boo and Sucks to people who insist on using phrases from foreign languages without knowing how to pronounce them. Every time I hear "coo de grah" where "coup de grace" is meant, I wince rather too visibly and hiss rather too loudly.