For the love of cheese, stop saying.... (in Off-topic)

QBOddBird February 24 2006 7:06 PM EST

...."I wait with baited breathe." It is with BATED BREATH.


Finally took the time to look up some proof. Just a small little thing that has been bugging me every time I saw it for quite some time.

QBBast [Hidden Agenda] February 24 2006 7:11 PM EST

I think it depends on the intended meaning there, 'Birdie. I have encountered "baited" breath, though not "baited breathe", if by that "smells like someone has been eating catfish bait" is meant.

QBsutekh137 February 24 2006 7:11 PM EST

Only when people start using "begs the question..." correctly.

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] February 24 2006 7:36 PM EST

well that begs the question...umm I's FRIDAY!

QBOddBird February 24 2006 8:30 PM EST

Whatever, Bast ~_^ just because the mis-spelling is common doesn't mean it is grammatically correct!

If you have baited breathe, don't post in forums, go fishing.

QBBarzooMonkey February 25 2006 12:04 AM EST

Mmmmm, cheese... :)

PirateKing February 25 2006 1:45 AM EST

I'm shocked. A thread about the misuse of "baited" breath and my name is not mentioned. I guess that investment in Lavoris is finally paying off. :P
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