Common English Errors

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Can you name the words that are commonly expressed incorrectly?

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Everyday SentenceCorrect Word
My best friend lives caddy-corner to me.
I don't think the statue of limitations has run out yet.
That guy on the street was hocking all kinds of fake watches.
We should use a board that is six feet acrossed.
He was proberbly most interested in the action movie.
Put a straightjacket on this crazy fellow immediately!
The dog clanged up the rod iron stairway.
Let's stop worrying about it, since it is a mute point anyway.
Does anyone know who's pizza crust this is?
I would like two shots of expresso in mine, please.
It was another one of his hairbrained schemes.
College students visit the laundry mat all the time.
Mama always said you will reap what you sew.
Everyday SentenceCorrect Word
Roasting a marshmellow is rarely a simple act.
Those two are inseparable--it is like they are yolked together.
The cacti in my zeroscape look great.
He offended everyone, irregardless of their race or creed.
The magician used slight of hand masterfully.
Reading on a chaise lounge is much more comfortable.
There is nothing like smelling food to wet your appetite.
They were selling shirts and pants, excetera.
He was running around butt naked.
My amp electrocuted me yesterday.
There was no harm since it was all tongue and cheek.
Dad was supposably going to take care of that.
There's nothing like a bologna sandwich in the refridgerator.

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