- off the mark/of the mark (and similar contexts) [ The Outlook’s latest issue has this too! ]
- advice/advise [ of course used interchangeably 🙂 ]
- consist of/comprise [ I’ve been corrected to “comprise of” instead of comprise, in a doc! ]
If you know more – comment maadi.The one thats become popular already, and does get my goat :
- my bad (my bad what ?)
Then there’s the very Bangalorean
- by the by
which is both a little irksome and a little cute.
[ Oh well, I’m probably just getting old 🙂 ]
Seriously, language is a dynamic, living organism. Nothing proves it like these changes as more populations adopt one. So Messrs Wren & Martin, stop turning in your graves.
Which the Verb, which the Noun,
“Prepone” gets a frown!
Ah the English Nazis march,
Love Queen’s Desi tho
Want to break free.