[LMB] OT: More words that I HATE!!

Zan Lynx zlynx at acm.org
Mon Sep 21 18:59:32 BST 2020


On 9/21/2020 11:51 AM, Margaret Dean wrote:
> Re "pouring" for "poring": my reaction is always, "Don't you go pouring
> anything over MY books, you vandal!"

A similar phrase that isn't actually wrong, but sort of bugs me is "I 
spent all night peering over the books."

"Peering" works to describe looking at hard to read books. But I'd like 
"poring" better.

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