Everyone talks about “Taking it to the next level.” Just what or where is that…a massive leap or a small step? Is that step forward or backward?
“We have a great marriage, but we want to take it to the next level.” Wouldn’t that be divorce?
Similarly, “We are taking our relationship to the next level.” Does that mean sex, moving in, threesomes, or a Pilates class?Read more »
There are so many contradictions and loony, often-broken rules in the English language, I can’t imagine having to learn it as a second language. Here are some brief examples.Read more »
Here are examples taken from a single four-hour sitting watching television. Admittedly, part of the time was watching college football. Though they are allegedly college grads, some of the football analysts can barely put together a coherent sentence.
“…exact same message.”
“…tie the ballgame up.” (Twice)
“…where his house is located at.”
“…never seen that in my entire life.” (Double redundant!)
“…his abilities with mine together.”
“…one of only 65 made in the world.” (Doesn’t count others made elsewhere in the galaxy.)
“As per usual…”
“The net result is…”
“…short period of time.” (As opposed to a short period of cheese?)
“Wanna hear a true fact?” (Um, “facts” are only true.)