I've noticed that "go ahead and head on over to [...]" seems to prevail more and more over simply "go to [...]". This phenomenon is particularly noticeable on the Internet; not only in articles, ...
I came across the phrase, ““famous last words.” I took it literally as the last word delivered by famous people. But Wikipedia defines““famous last words” other than this sense as: used in a ...
Is "bless your heart" something only used by old women in the South (all I've ever heard)? Or is it ever appropriate for a man to use it without seeming unmanly? Does the term always have ...
As an example, I recently came across a blog titled "Software As She Is Developed". I know I've seen that construct before — "noun as she is past participle" — in other contexts. It's fairly ...
Is there a measurable difference in meaning between the phrases "to a degree" and "to an extent" (or "to some degree" and "to some extent")? Examples: To [some degree / some extent] that is a ...
I am not sure if this is the right place, but I was wondering if "good for you" and "I am happy for you" have a negative or positive connotation.