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Thread #132499   Message #3994766
Posted By: Doug Chadwick
01-Jun-19 - 05:43 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
"People are hanged. Pictures are hung."

It is particularly grating in My Fair Lady, a film specifically about the correct use of English, when Rex Harrison sings (or, rather, says)

By law she should be taken out and hung,
For the cold-blooded murder of the English tongue.