I normally ignore comments on this site (freedom of speech etc). However last week when I wrote about commercial real estate agents language reinvention, such as referring to footprint for rental area, this elicited a response from a Brenda who wrote, “The footprint of a building is an entirely different thing than its rental area”.
Has the Dom’ taken on an inhouse witch-doctor to cast evil spells on its fast-dwindling readership?
The craving by New Zealand real estate agencies to reinvent the language is a continuing source of amusement.
Something which always grates is the ridiculous common-place expression “Each and every”, usually used for emphasis.
Contrary to everyone’s worst fears the Inauguration went off without any incident across America.