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LANGUAGE PEDANT: “I could care less” and other speech absurdities

PICKY PEDANT: “I could care less” and other speech absurditiesMy Kindle almost flew at the mirror, but reason prevailed. A broken mirror is interesting … a broken Kindle useless. What provoked this? A mutilated phrase in an otherwise well-written book. I was reading Do Travel Writers Go to Hell by Thomas Kohnstamm and there on page 25 it appeared, one of my pet peeves:

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