Prowling the Prose – Common Phrases Commonly Phrased Wrong

“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” – Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride


That phrase you keep saying … it is rendered utter nonsense by your inaccurate use of it.

Greetings once more, web-wanderers and seekers of digitized stimulants.

If you are looking for something to pique your interest, add to your library of knowledge, or polish your skill at wielding the English language by better navigating its wonderland-ish labyrinth of quips and quotes, jargon and gibberish … you have come to a very worth-while page!

And  while the information I so generously bequeath to you in this post is indeed offered many times over by other wordy web-stringers, its intrinsic value lies in the wonderful fact that I, the Whimsical Werecat, am the one giving it to you. 😉

whim werecat lying down pose

There is no need for thanks. I am sympathetic to how troubled and tripped-up you lolloping little humans can sometimes get when it comes to your own and metaphors, personifications and phrases.

So, here is a helpful chart to steer you back onto the well-lit path of linguistic excellence!

You’re welcome.

prowling the prose common phrases


About WhimsicalWerecat

In short - Creative extraordinaire, warrior princess, dragon-lover, anime enthusiast, partisan of fantastical things, and most assuredly and proudly peculiar!
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