Here are even more oddities about the English language:
- Why do we say, “even and odd,” but when it comes to ends and odds the odds go first?
- Please stop saying, “but yet.” But and yet mean the same thing. Try, “and yet,” or just, “but.”
- Here’s an old classic that recently reared its nonsensical head: “Irregardless.” It generally suffices to say, “regardless,” unless you are trying to negate the negative and come up with an adverb form of regard.
- “Same difference”: Huh?
- How about didgeridon’ts for those who don’t like didgeridoos?* Read the rest of this entry »