Do you get the urge to cringe and loudly correct someone when you hear them say “irregardless,” or “exspecially?” Are you someone who didn’t see anything wrong with the use of those two words? If you’re in the latter, we have news for you: those aren’t words.
There are just some sayings that constantly get misused. Maybe you heard it wrong the first time you were told it or were told it wrong and no one ever corrected you, or maybe you just don’t know the difference between moot and mute. We’re here to make sure you can keep up with the best of the grammar police by clearing the air on some commonly misspelled and mispronounced phrases.