For the love of cheese, stop saying.... (in Off-topic)
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.
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.
February 24 2006 7:11 PM EST
Only when people start using "begs the question..." correctly.
well that begs the question...umm I forget...it's FRIDAY!
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.
February 25 2006 12:04 AM EST
Mmmmm, cheese... :)
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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