Re: Friday Fun: What Pet Peeve makes you puke?

Subject: Re: Friday Fun: What Pet Peeve makes you puke?
From: "Char James-Tanny" <charjtf -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 11:06:19 -0400

> Now I may be the only person who has that particular pet peeve, but as
> writers I know we all have them. My question for the list is this: what
> is your personal pet peeve of a misused, misspelled, or improper word
> choice, and what draconian measures would you impose on the education
> system to purge that error out of every grade-school student in any
> English classroom?

Not that any actually make me sick...just cringe ;-) In my case, it's
a tie between "amount/number" and "fewer/less".

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