17 thoughts on “Pet Peeve”

  1. One of mine is when someone writes/says “winner” rather than “recipient” refering to an award of a military honor.

    Paul

  2. “Irregardless”

    “Disrespected”

    “Acclimatize”

    Lay/Lie

    Infer/Imply

    Uninterested/disinterested

  3. My Mother was a grammar stickler, and I would torture her with “lay/lie”. I would be home on leave (yes, as a semi-grown-up) and say “I’m going to go LAY down”…. A couple seconds later she would yell from wherever she was “It’s LIE!!!!”

    My Dad would just shake his head.

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