Sometimes a word in a sentence just jumps out, hits you, and makes you think "Ouch!"
Such was a word in an email I received this morning. It was a forward from a friend, and it had a very fine patriotic message, with quotes from some of our great leaders of the past. The trouble was in the introduction.
It said "This bares repeating." Ouch!!
Here are a few more "ouch moments" I've collected from websites, emails, and blog posts:
"Replace the headshot photo on your site and on your social media profiles with one that shows you laughing, or wearing a crazy hat, or with your hair died."
I past out fliers
gather their personal affects
it through us all for a loop
I’ve considered it and whole Hartley disagree with you
the perspective buyer
Wholly cow for holy cow
Out spoken for outspoken
Anymore patients for this ~ for any more patience for this
Side of the rode
digs their heals in
Give them a peak at
Be careful! Spell check isn't going to catch these for you, because there's nothing wrong with their spelling. They're just the wrong words.
Re-read what you wrote before you turn it loose.