365 days in my shoes Day 240

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MORR midweek grammar quips, quirks, quotes, pics and puns!

Inspired by a tweet à tweet with @e_gran and @theheadsoffice with a little provocation from @tonyparkin we chatted about our pet hates for mispronunciation as well as misuse of words.

How many words do hear mispronounced on a daily basis?

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Some are incredibly painful to the ears and others make you laugh.

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I often end up subtly correcting by repeating it back correctly and then there are occasions where I am simply blunt and say it how it is!

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Often found myself correcting my last deputy for his ‘I seen him ……’ Nightmare!

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ORRsome video clip really made me laugh!

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yous v you

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Tender hooks v tenterhooks

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Wedensday v Wednesday

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Pacific v specific

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Bow-Kay v boo-Kay bouquet

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Nucular v nuclear

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Problies v probably

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Excetera v et cetera

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Fillum v film

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Drownded v drowned

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Icening v icing

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Upmost v utmost

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Rest bite v respite

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Redchester v register

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How many others would you add to this list? Feel free to add them to comments!

2 thoughts on “365 days in my shoes Day 240

  1. Secretary NOT secetry. The BBC’s reporters seem to be spreading this particular mispronunciation virus far and wide!

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