Issue 185, page 3
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Guestmudgeon Carol McLeod doesn't like everyday usage
Yes, that is a valid complaint. "We are open every day" and "It is available at the everyday low price of $1" are correct usages. Here is what the Microsoft Encarta College Dictionary has to say about this issue:
Have you heard or read similar or equally distressing usages?
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