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Author: AnnaSaveMe Big red star, 1000 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 315  
Subject: Re: "irregardless" Date: 9/19/2005 5:52 PM
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Venting here is a really good thing. I think it cuts down on some of the flaming on the other boards when we bring our gripes over here. It's got a really cathartic effect.

To keep this post on topic, I'll add another peeve. It really bugs me when people use words that they don't understand. I don't mind malapropisms (really silly confusing one word for another) because those are usually funny. I mind it when somebody is trying to impress me with their vast knowledge and then muffs a word. If you're not positive of the meaning, use a different word. We've got lots. Communicating is confusing enough. Please try to use a word that really means what you want it to.

Rant over,
AstridS



For example, penultimate is not "even more ultimate than ultimate".

ASM
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