Category Archive for: ‘Idiomatic Expressions’

Is Your Interest Peaked or Piqued?


A comment on my Facebook page recently stated that I had “perked the interest” of a reader. I can see …

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“Disenfranchised” or “Disillusioned”?


I hear the word disenfranchised fairly often. But I’m almost always suspicious that the user means something else. The context is usually how someone is “feeling disenfranchised.” And that’s quite possible…

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It’s Complicated


When you say, “It’s complicated,” do you mean the same thing as “It’s complex?”

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Let’s Stop Going Forward


Must “going forward” replace “from now on”? David Mitchell and I hope not.

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