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Language Pet Peeves from the English Teacher’s Daughter (they’re back!)

June 29, 2010 at 6:52 am

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New pet peeve #1: “walking the walk.” Isn’t it supposed to be: “walking the talk?” Who doesn’t walk when they walk? Putting words to action makes sense. Walking the walk is just plain redundant! – signed,the (far from grammatically perfect) English teacher’s daughter

Am I wrong?

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