Monday, March 20, 2006

Honing In On A Peeve

I was talking with someone the other day about what reoccurring annoyances drive us batty, when I realized that one of mine is people who use the word "reoccurring."

They mean "recurring," and there's no "o" in it. "Reoccurring," though widely used, is only a bastardization of the proper word. But at this late date, the point is probably mute irregardless of what's correct.

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