Monday, October 9, 2006

the challenges of correct word usage

A local restaurant has as its motto, "Tasty is our main ingredient."  (not even tastiness . . . how can an adjective be an ingredient??)

With an example like that, is it any wonder that our students struggle to use words correctly?

(njs)

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I disagree that "unexcelled" is misused. Isn't "unexcelled" a synonym for "unsurpassed"?

Posted by: PSistrom | Oct 10, 2006 12:41:10 PM

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