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Old 07-29-2010, 04:42 PM   #81
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How about the blatant misuse of "peruse."
That's so "random."


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Old 07-29-2010, 04:45 PM   #82
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How about the blatant misuse of "peruse."

It means to read carefully but people often use it to mean glance over.
I'm guilty of this one, didn't know it meant to read carefully.



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Old 07-29-2010, 08:17 PM   #83
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How about blatant mis-use of the word "archetype"?

I mean WTF??????
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Old 07-30-2010, 03:36 PM   #84
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[rant] and misuse of myriad - that one gets my goat!

Myriad - many, varied

there are a myriad of beers in this store? NO!

there are myriad beers in this store - (correct)

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Old 07-30-2010, 03:50 PM   #85
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[rant] and misuse of myriad - that one gets my goat!

Myriad - many, varied

there are a myriad of beers in this store? NO!

there are myriad beers in this store - (correct)

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Excellent point!

My "archetype" comment didn't get a "random" award?

I don't know what it means either.lol.
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Old 07-30-2010, 03:55 PM   #86
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I don't know what it means either.

There's this thing called a dictionary.
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Old 07-30-2010, 03:57 PM   #87
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If I gave a damn what it meant, this wouldn't be fun anymore.


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