Wednesday, February 02, 2011

pet peeve (and I do it myself)

When journalists, commentators, pundits, and teachers use the expressions "that being said", or "having said that" (followed by that swift breath in) it's just a sneaky way of not letting anyone else speak.

1 comment:

cecilia said...

.... and to cover all bases. That being said - there is such a thing as overusing, and I am guilty as charged:)