Short Thought 004

I recently noticed that I’ve been saying the word solid a lot; as a substitute for excellent or enjoyable. I have absolutely no idea where I picked up this new linguistic quirk or for just how long I’ve been using it.

Now I wonder how long it will take for people I spend time with to start using it in the same way. Word viruses are fun.

Things That Suck: When People Substitute “Then” For “Than.”

This may come as a shock to some, but then and than are completely different words. They also have very different meanings and are not interchangeable. Outrageous!

I realise that these two words have similar spelling. Yep, there is only one letter of difference between them. However that does not mean they mean the same thing…

Different.
Different.

Continue reading “Things That Suck: When People Substitute “Then” For “Than.””