English or Nonsense?


I was watching a program today and saw something that made me think about our language. Who came up with the meaning of some words and why hasn’t someone corrected it?

Why do we park on a driveway and drive on a parkway?

Hummm….

While you are reading, check out Michael Kwan’s post on Beyond the Rhetoric about Moot and Mute

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4 thoughts on “English or Nonsense?

  1. The other day I came across a tweet which keeps me wondering: why are the phrase “fat chance” & “slim chance” have rather similar meaning when the word “fat” & “slim” are completely opposite!

    Interesting!

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