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Guestmudgeon Pablo A. Rajczyk just thinks

As a creative writing grad student nothing is more frustrating than reading the phrase , "I thought to myself." As opposed to what? Thinking to someone else? 

It's not merely students who use this redundancy. I hear newscasters, sportscasters and bar patrons use it frequently. 

People always think to themselves, unless of course, they're psychic.

Have you heard or read similar or equally distressing usages?

Do tell us. 

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