Phrases You May Have Been Saying Wrong: Are You Guilty of Word Crimes?!

To the Dogs

You might hear the words “dog-eat-dog world” and they come out as “doggy dog world.” A dog-eat-dog world means it’s tough out there, much like knowing proper English phrasing. 😉


When you say you talk about something, the right expression is, “We were conversing.” The word “conversating” doesn’t exist, even though it sounds fancy.

Don’t Take the Granite

“Don’t take me for granted” refers to someone’s lack of respect or regard for someone. Unfortunately, many people may hear “granite” instead of “granted.” Granite is a type of rock. For more hilarious takes on grammar, check out Weird Al’s parody.

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