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Thread #132499   Message #4005000
Posted By: Doug Chadwick
18-Aug-19 - 03:11 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
In fact, they make the user sound pompous.

Not to me, they don't. You might as well object to someone saying "pail" when they mean "bucket" but that, of course, would be nonsense.