Mudcat Café message #4069877 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #4069877
Posted By: meself
27-Aug-20 - 02:38 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
I hear 'surreal' being used every day by people who I am quite sure have no intellectual pretensions whatsoever, and who quite possibly have never heard of Van Gogh. It has entered the general parlance, and there ain't nothin' no one can do about it.