“No problemo”? Actually, there is a problem.
Even very light use of another language can be fraught!
“Where You at?” Is Bad Grammar
Not only does “Where you at?” end in a preposition, it also is missing the verb “are.”
No, Merriam Webster, “Irregardless” is Not a Word
The weasel word Merriam Webster uses to describe irregardless is “nonstandard.”
How to use “Resonated” Correctly
“Resonated” is joining the ranks of the most misused words in the English language.
“I Appreciate You”: A Sentimental and Misguided Phrase
Wherever this abominable phrase began, it needs to be discarded as unsentimentally as possible.
“Definitely Possible”: a Contradiction in Terms
And if an eventuality is possible, by definition it is not definite, when after all it might not happen. In other words, the phrase is an oxymoron.
“Twang”: an Onomatopoeia?
When you hear a nice southern accent, especially from a female speaker, you hear that twang. When men speak, I suppose it’s more of a drawl. Twang is considered an onomatopoeia. That Twang is an onomatopoeia might seem straightforward enough. But upon further reflection, it became a much more fraught topic. Twang is characterized as…
“You’re Good”: An Annoying Verbal Tic
Excuse me, don’t tell me “I’m good” as though my sole concern is not running afoul of your delicate sensibilities.