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Subject:RE: Most annoying word From:mlist -at- safenet-inc -dot- com To:DJones -at- zebra -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Tue, 28 Feb 2006 13:41:03 -0500
Jones, Donna [mailto:DJones -at- zebra -dot- com] ranted:
> How about the misuse of the tiny little words "I" and "me"?
> It makes me
> cringe when I hear people do it.
> [wrong] Dan took Chris and I out to lunch.
> [right] Dan took Chris and me out to lunch.
That one grinds me, as well. It's right up there with the already-pilloried
uses and abuses of "myself".
I find myself literally swearing at news-spewers and other
people-in-the-media-who-should-know-better, when they do that.
> I'm enjoying this thread way too much. [sigh] Oh well. Back to work!
Aw c'mon. There's gotta be enough material in this topic to stretch it all
the way to Friday.
Wouldn't be all that much of a stretch, really.
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