English is packed with idioms taken from sports. This post looks at football idioms.
Most common expressions get passed down orally. We hear them at a young age, and they work their way into …
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My two adult daughters and my husband and I have been going round and round on this one for many years now. He and I have always said “by accident,” while my daughters and most of their age group tend to say “on accident.” I know this is incorrect, because it just is, but what’s the official word on this usage? Is it just a generational thing? Thanks for any insight.” ~Ramona