Phrases That Bug Me

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While we are on the topic of phrases that bug me, here are some others:

“Does your wife work?”

“Are you babysitting?”

3 thoughts on “Phrases That Bug Me

  1. Darned right. When someone asks me if my wife works, I tell them, “Oh, no — caring for four children is one long vacation.”

    And I’ll correct anyone who refers to a man caring for his children as “babysitting.” If they’re your children, it ain’t babysitting; it’s being a parent.

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