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Posted By: Nigel Parsons
31-May-19 - 08:09 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
One that always gets to me is "one of the only..." No, it's either one of the few, or it is The Only.

It depends on the missing part of the sentence. e.g. "This is one of the only seven known to exist." would appear to be a correct use of the words.