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Re: Pet peeves
Board: Yakking It Up
Reply to: #935097 by Klaatu
Sep 19, 2016 7:10am
Gregg's shorthand uses the same symbol for to, too and two.

Interesting. I always think of 'two' as having nothing to do with 'to' and 'too' because it is a number.

I am a compulsive googler.....I guess that's a word correct is ignoring it.

In light of the general discussion....:)

Turns out........• Irregardless is not a word but a portmanteau of regardlessand irrespective. [Note: Pinker acknowledges that certain schools of thought regard "irregardless" as simply non-standard, but he insists it should not even be granted that.]

Portmanteau huh? Who knew?

MM.....head spinning
Re: Pet peeves
Board: Yakking It Up
Reply to: #935033 by deniserows
Sep 20, 2016 10:25am
Have you read this? If not, you should. I would imagine that you would enjoy it immensely.

ETA: GAH! Super Hedge Hoggie Beat me to the punch.