Pet Peeve - page 9

Please bear with me, but I really need to say this! My pet peeve is when people say to me, "Oh, you got your RN degree." Or "So and so is going for their RN." Hello, people! When you go to... Read More

  1. by   Scooter321
    Quote from queenjean
    According to my dictionary, it is pronounced the same. I've never heard "brooch" pronounced without a long "o". How are you pronouncing it? Like book?
    That was my first reaction too, queenjean, but then I figured that NatKat was talking about a printed invitation. The word was misspelled. (Why do I always wonder about how to spell "misspelled"?) :chuckle
  2. by   Seth_NZ
    Quote from elizabells
    Orientate.

    Dilatate/dilatation.

    Not. Words. I will never let you defeat me, semantic drift!!! Just because the dictionary people threw up their hands and made them okay doesn't mean they're right! ::shakes tiny fist at the sky::
    about the word orientate....i find that weird myself as well. i'm in NZ and people use 'orientate' rather than orient. there are a lot of words alright, not just orientate, but oh well when in rome...

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