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Thread #132499   Message #4082013
Posted By: meself
05-Dec-20 - 11:50 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
One that's become prevalent, in North America, at least: "on behalf of" meaning "on the part of"; e.g., "there was a great deal of nonsense on behalf of Giuliani" meaning "there was a great of nonsense on the part of Giuliani [on behalf of someone else]".