A lot of us who hang around on these forums know these already but interesting nevertheless. The article is cleverly worded to try and avoid contention but seems very valid. I believe almost every example has been queried on these forums at some point too proving at least the common part! Here's the link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_common_English_usage_misconceptions If links aren't allowed for this then a quick Google for Wikipedia plus List Common English Usage Misconceptions should do the trick. Let us not discuss the trustworthiness of Wikipedia on this occasion. We should all know by now that secondary sources should also be consulted for reference purposes.