Time To Take Out The Trash (continued)

Many (okay, two) regular RonnBlog readers have submitted their own suggestions for my recent post on worn-out phrases that should be removed from our lexicon. I am pleased to provide them here, along with their approved uses and suggested alternatives.

  • “Reach out”  Use ONLY when referring to the actual action of reaching for something with your hand/arm; e.g., “Reach out and pass me the salt, will ya?”
    • Alternative: “Contact (or Call, or Text, or Email) Evelyn to get her opinion.”
  • “Irregardless”  NEVER USE (unless you want to sound like a nimrod.)
    • Alternatives: “Regardless” or “irrespective”.
  • I don’t disagree  NEVER USE (unless you want to seem disingenuous.)
    • Alternative: “I agree.”
  • Supposeably  NEVER USE (unless you want to sound like a dimwit.)
    • Alternative: “Supposedly” or “Presumably”.

The RonnBlog is grateful for these fine suggestions, and welcomes more from all readers (yes, I mean you other three.)

Don’t delay! Do it today!

asd

Today’s Fact Cetera

The Lone Ranger’s name was John Reid.

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One response to “Time To Take Out The Trash (continued)

  1. Bev

    Above all no matter the content I take pause to ponder, reflect, laugh, consider
    Thank you!

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