brought or took? Τα χείλη or τα χείλια¨? did they drink Kool-Aid? too big to fail?
"Oxford Researchers List Top 10 Annoying Phrases"
Patty sent me this fun web link from WIRED http://blog.wired.com/underwire/2008/11/oxford-research.html
My pet peeve is: ‘She brought a pumpkin pie to the bake sale', instead of
"She took a pumpkin pie to the bake sale'.
It used to be ‘took' was the most accepted choice. Now I keep hearing ‘bring or brought' used instead of ‘take or took'.
To me, it's like hearing a fingernail screech against a blackboard! Has the rule changed?