Things that Grind my Gears

publicrealm

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The pronunciation of "moot" as "mute". The pronunciation of "remuneration" as "remooneration". The pronunciation of "pronunciation" as "pronounciation". I've heard all three within the last 24 hours on national broadcast media.
We need to appoints a sub-comm-itt-ee to look into this going forward...

Edit: Aargh Holls beat me to it the rotter..
 

Statsman

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And all those cars that run on gas; how do they manage to consume so much petrol?
 
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I guess they keep it in the "trunk"
To be fair, "trunk" makes more sense than "boot". In function and etymology. Ditto Hood vs bonnet.

Calling the accelerator pedal the "gas" is engineering ignorance. "Throttle" is the only vaguely accurate term.

I find color and flavor acceptable due to my innate laziness.
 

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Something else - Humvees.

And I cannot forgive America for their misuse of perfectly decent chemicals in moderation like DDT and Agent orange leading to their being banned.
 
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