RE: Lion's Share - the ultimate usage guide

Subject: RE: Lion's Share - the ultimate usage guide
From: "Suzanne Chiles" <suzchiles -at- pobox -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 18:21:10 -0700

Could you please add 'alot' and even, I'm sad to say I've seen, 'allot' for
'a lot' to your list of horrors?

my thanks,

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> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-93650 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of
> dmbrown -at- brown-inc -dot- com
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> Cc: Techwr-L post
> Besides, the phrase has been used to refer to the major portion
> (not the entirety) since BEFORE 1864! Now, I'll go down fighting
> "snuck" and "irregardless" and "impact" (instead of "affect") and
> all the other horrors chipping away at our language; but any
> battle over "the lion's share" ended centuries ago. I've moved
> on, and (from one stick to another) you should, too. :)

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