News — language
Posted by Anna on
Here are my two of my biggest language pet peeves:
1. Anxious used in place of eager or excited. If you’re anxious about something, you’re worried about it (ie, filled with anxiety), not happily anticipating it.
2. Enormity used to refer to something’s vast size, when it is meant to be used to refer to extreme wickedness or moral corruption.
Rob’s informed me that the ship has sailed on enormity,...