Sunday, September 19, 2010

Word Nerd: A Lot


What people write: alot

Correct expression: a lot

Meaning: many; a considerable amount

Examples:  

  • I own a lot of no. 2 pencils.
  • I don't care a lot about my old bike.

4 comments:

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    http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/04/alot-is-better-than-you-at-everything.html

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