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Misused Phrases

The Phrase You're Probably Misusing

Zoë Triska | Posted 08.18.2012 | Books
Zoë Triska

Do YOU know how to use the phrase "begging the question"? No? That's okay; most people don't. It is commonly misused, as people typically confuse it with "raising the question." But that's simply incorrect. Why do people continue to use this confusing phrase if they don't know what it means?

Banned Words For 2012

AP | By JEFF KAROUB | Posted 12.30.2011 | Books

DETROIT -- Before passing comment on someone's "baby bump," take a pregnant pause. Likewise, give up promoting "shared sacrifice." And if you're tempt...