Pet Peeves With Words
By Featured Speaker Ric Morgan
No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately.
– Michel de Montaigne
It’s a miracle that anyone can learn American English. The language is full of things that make absolutely no sense, and there are common phrases that must take years for someone other than a native to fully understand.
Last week I purchased a new item at the grocery store. I guess I am a sucker for advertising because I like to try the new things that come along. Of course that’s not saying that I’m going to like it and purchase it forever, but you just never know.