Did you mayhaps mean should have?
“That’s what comes of sinnin, an neva doin what she should of …”
“At night, after I had eaten a cold pullet, I walked by brave moonshine, with three or four armed men to guard me, to Redriffe, it being a joy to my heart to think of the condition that I am now in, that people should of themselves provide this for me, unspoke to.”
“Feniton was a thorough home, and already Coley's vision was, 'When I am vicar of Feniton, which I look forward to, but with a very distant hope, I should of all things like Fanny to keep house for me till I am married;' and again, when relating some joke with his cousins about the law-papers, of the Squire of Feniton, he adds: 'But the Squire of Feniton will be a clergyman.”
“For the myth, or saying, or whatever we ought to call it, has been plainly set forth by priests of old; they have pronounced that the justice which guards and avenges the blood of kindred, follows the law of retaliation, and ordains that he who has done any murderous act should of necessity suffer that which he has done.”
“After the first bombshell solution - a proposed solution - to a crime that had had half the country baying for blood (but not Ellis's blood, no no, it was unthinkable), there had been the first court appearance, the remand into custody (a scandal, he should of course be let out immediately on bail), and after that there had fallen a sudden press silence, while the sub judice law came into effect.”
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jabberwocky-like words and things to make u go "huh?"
aka malapropisms that drive me crazy
Words that make me crazy when people say or spell them wrong. You don't know what it took out of me to type them this way.
See another (kinder, gentler) list "Unexpected Pronunciation"...
Come on, it's time to give up the stickler's fight regarding these words/usages. They've long since entered the mainstream of English.
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