Results for - Even Smart People Make Mistakes -- These Are Phrases Many Misuse

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Years of school, countless essays and even spell check (maybe even BECAUSE of spell check) can't always catch these common mistakes. How many of these mistakes do you get caught committing?

1. Years of school, countless essays and even spell check (maybe even BECAUSE of spell check) can't always catch these common mistakes. How many of these mistakes do you get caught committing?

First-come, first-serve -- should be first-come, first-served
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Prostrate cancer -- should be prostate
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Sneak peak -- should be sneak peek
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Deep-seeded -- should be deep-seated
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Extract revenge -- should be exact revenge
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I could care less -- should be I couldn't care less -- someone's personal favorite on this list, I'm sure!
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Shoe-in -- should be shoo-in
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Emigrated to -- should be emigrated from
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All of them
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None of them
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2. How about from this list?

Slight of hand -- should be sleight of hand
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Baited breath -- should be bated breath
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Piece of mind -- should be peace of mind
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Wet your appetite -- should be whet your appetitie
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For all intensive purposes -- should for for all intents and purposes
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One in the same -- should be one and the same
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Make due -- should be make do
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Peaked my interest -- should be piqued my interest
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Case and point -- should be case in point
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All of them
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None of them
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3. Yahoo Parenting has suggested banning these phrases from our everyday language. Of course, they are not suggesting actually banning anything--rather let's all stop using these overused and harmful phrases. How many of these do you agree should be banned?

Be a man
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I'm so fat
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That's for girls
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That's gay
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What a slut
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That's ghetto
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All should be banned
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None should be banned
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08/28/2015 Living 1718 43 By: ghahrem5
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