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Thread #132499   Message #3994175
Posted By: Jos
27-May-19 - 10:18 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
People who say "If I would have ..." when they mean "If I had ...".

And in describing amounts:

"the most number of" instead of "most of"

and, for example:

"half of all the people in the country ..." instead of "half the people in the country ..."