When it comes to speaking and writing accurately, strive for precision!
Case in point. An attendee in my June Wordshop noted a misuse of language I’d never thought about before. In the spirit of being precise, I’m pointing it out here.
June 21th–declared the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere–has 24 hours like every other day. So to be accurate, we’d say June 21st had the most number of daylight hours in 2014.
How many similar inaccurate phrases do you catch yourself using? Please share any that come to mind.