Grammar/Language Nazi PSA: "per say"

Discussion in 'The Bathroom Wall' started by Jeanie, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. Jeanie

    Jeanie still nobody's bitch V.I.P. Lifetime

    it's not "per say", people.

    it's "per se" - a Latin phrase meaning by itself or by themselves.
     

  2. Smelnick

    Smelnick Creeping On You V.I.P.

    Take that people who told me that per se was wrong! I knew I was doing it like I've read in books.
     
  3. AnitaKnapp

    AnitaKnapp It's not me, it's you. V.I.P. Lifetime

    Now we have to figure out if it's thing or think.
     
  4. idisrsly

    idisrsly I'm serious V.I.P. Lifetime

    I actually knew that!! Hooray for English second language, or Latin third language or something like that! Who says per say?? :lol: Numb-nuts!

    I think that is directly dependent on WHO you are talking about? :D
     
  5. ysabel

    ysabel /ˈɪzəˌbɛl/ pink 5

    Thank you, thank you.
     
  6. Rebeccaaa

    Rebeccaaa yellow 4!

  7. AnitaKnapp

    AnitaKnapp It's not me, it's you. V.I.P. Lifetime

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