Everyday sayings that many say incorrectly:

Everyday sayings that many say incorrectly: 

Bottom Line: We've all had moments that have been less than grammatically perfect. There are some sayings that are just incorrectly learned, understood and used however and these can take on a life of their own (often with alternative meanings from what's intended). According to Business Insider, here are some of the most frequently abused sayings:

  • 'Supposedly' — not 'supposably'
  • For all 'intents and purposes' — not for all 'intensive purposes'
  •  Case 'in' point — not case 'and' pointAnd then there's the one that seems to be the most pervasive...
  •  I couldn't care less — not I 'could' care less

That literally implies the antithesis of what one is attempting to communicate... For the complete list of sayings identified...: http://www.businessinsider.com/phrases-people-use-wrong-2017-3

 
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