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Pet Peeves

The following are some of the most annoying things, expressions, actions, and violations of the English language.

  • "My Bad"
  • "Orientated"
  • Text messaging in class
  • "Me" as the subject of a sentence
  • "Thinking outside the box"
  • Cell phones in cars, in the theater, in church, and of course, in the classroom. Turn the cell phones off!
  • Clicking teeth with fork
  • Saying "sherbert" instead of "sherbet"
  • Saying "onery" instead of "ornery"