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Thread #132499   Message #3995586
Posted By: Steve Shaw
07-Jun-19 - 07:19 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Thing is, with us old fogies we'd tend to think that the old is better than the new. Therefore "from the word go" is better than "from the get-go." But I'm not so sure. Looked at utterly objectively, which is a very bad thing to do, both expressions are equally bad, or equally good. So I'm going with the flow. And you know me...