Thursday, April 27, 2006

Usage notes 

From an otherwise tedious dialogue at The Corner:

Warren Bell: My pet peeve is people who say "pet peeve."

Jonah Goldberg: Isn't the politically correct phrase "companion peeve"?


By Anonymous Anonymous, at Fri Apr 28, 11:23:00 AM:

By law, erstwhile "pet owners" in San Jose, California, are designated as "pet guardians." The official reasoning is that by changing the name, pets will be treated better.  

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