Dan and Kermit Talk

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Language Dorks

Dan

You’re confused by affect/effect?

Kermit

Affectively.

Dan

What mistakes annoy you the most?

Kermit

Blurring the line between “its” and “it’s.”

Dan

Yeah, its pretty annoying.

Kermit

Misunderstanding the definition of “proverbial.”

Dan

Nothing frustrates me like the proverbial semantic blunder.

Kermit

Using “they’re,” “their,” and “there” interchangeably.

Dan

Their, their.