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Posted By: leeneia
16-Aug-19 - 09:34 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Steve, I'm with you on comprised. This word has become so misused that I don't use it at all. And if you don't like "prior to", you probably share my distaste for "subsequently" when "after" would do.

Today I remembered another mixed-up word pair:

Gourmet (having to do with fine cooking) vs gourmand (a glutton)