“I don’t understand how you can figure out all this computer stuff like you do. You have got all this techno stuff up the wahzoo.”
Hello folks, here is another scathing indictment of the public education system, another post from Mr. Language Person. Recently I got bagged on a mispelling of a word (potpourri) and I thought it might be a good idea to post the most 25 misspelled words in the English language. Courtesy, of Bryan A. Garner, here’s a list of 25 of the most commonly misspelled words in the English language.
- hors d’oeuvre
Commit these to memory, and should you ever find yourself needing to accommodate a ukulele player who wishes to receive an inoculation from a playwright while persevering at his art in a pavilion, you’ll be spared the embarrassment of making any innovative misspellings, whether minuscule or easily noticeable.
Just yesterday, Billy Ray Littler said to me, “I don’t understand how you can figure out all this computer stuff like you do. You have got all this techno stuff up the wahzoo.”
Now there is a word for you … Whazoo.
Wonder where that one came from?
As always … Sending our very best is the least we can do.