Mudcat Café message #3001673 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #3001673
Posted By: Steve Shaw
07-Oct-10 - 10:01 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
"People who say "decayed"(sic) when they mean "decade"."

Misuse of Latin words or phrases, particularly where their use is superfluous. Omission of italics and square brackets where required.

Heheh. That's the beauty of threads like this. You gotta be so careful...