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Old 09-22-2010, 09:30 PM
 
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Good Thursday everyone! Hope everyone has had a great week thus far... the weekend is only a short while away!!

Today's Peeve: People who say the time like "Seven AM in the morning".

Oy! Not I say more....

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Old 09-22-2010, 09:33 PM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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I worked with someone once who would say 9-A or 9-P. I peeved at that.
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Old 09-22-2010, 09:34 PM
 
Location: S.A., Texas ~ Home of the HUD secretary farm~
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Ahhh!! Redundancy !!
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Old 09-22-2010, 10:41 PM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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Ahhh!! Redundancy !!
That's what I was thinking.
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Old 09-22-2010, 10:45 PM
 
Location: Valparaiso, IN
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This bugs me, too, SCG. I know I'm anal about grammar, but can't help wishing more people would think about what they're actually saying. The redundancy of saying "7 a.m. in the morning" is equivalent to saying "traveling westbound." You're either traveling west or you're westbound. Why is this stuff so hard to understand?
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Old 09-22-2010, 11:13 PM
 
Location: Funky Town
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A or P???? Sounds like a grocery store!
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Old 09-23-2010, 04:45 AM
 
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SCG, I think I would seriously peeve u big time in real life. I don't know if I say that, but the possibility is good that I do.
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Old 09-23-2010, 05:40 AM
 
Location: Oswego, IL
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It's amazing how many times you hear this on news broadcasts.
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Old 09-23-2010, 05:54 AM
 
Location: Felton, DE
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Good Thursday everyone! Hope everyone has had a great week thus far... the weekend is only a short while away!!

Today's Peeve: People who say the time like "Seven AM in the morning".

Oy! Not I say more....
"Would you repeat that again?" Duh!
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Old 09-23-2010, 06:17 AM
 
Location: Sudcaroland
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I guess many people have no clue what AM means...
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