Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Most Commonly Misspelled Phrases

UCLA Law Professor Eugene Volokh has an interesting post on his blog warning law students about the use of commonly misspelled phrases. Professor Volokh mentions "all intensive purposes", "baited breath", "tough road to hoe" and "free reign". I believe I have the right to remain silent as to my participation in these crimes against English. This topic reminded me about Washington State University English Professor Paul Brians' excellent Common Errors in English Usage Website.