Pet Peeve


Cite, site, and sight are three different words, with three distinct meanings, people!

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17 responses to “Pet Peeve

  1. MattSkosh

    Here hear!

    P.S.
    There / their / they’re
    To / too / two
    Your / you’re
    Etc.

  2. Phil

    Can you cite the site that used “sight” incorrectly?

  3. MikeD

    Let’s eat Grandma.
    Let’s eat, Grandma.

    Punctuation saves lives.

  4. Paul L. Quandt

    One of mine is when someone writes/says “winner” rather than “recipient” refering to an award of a military honor.

    Paul

  5. ultimaratioregis

    “Irregardless”

    “Disrespected”

    “Acclimatize”

    Lay/Lie

    Infer/Imply

    Uninterested/disinterested

  6. ultimaratioregis

    My Mother was a grammar stickler, and I would torture her with “lay/lie”. I would be home on leave (yes, as a semi-grown-up) and say “I’m going to go LAY down”…. A couple seconds later she would yell from wherever she was “It’s LIE!!!!”

    My Dad would just shake his head.

  7. What was it that affected to effect this whine fest on heuristics, if I may ask?

  8. ultimaratioregis

    “I wish I would of….”