Monday, May 14, 2012

about: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Monday, May 14, 2012.

“This isn’t about you.” What a great rebuke! But conservatives sniff at this sort of abstract use of “about,” as in “I’m all about good taste” or “successful truffle-making is about temperature control”; so it’s better to avoid it in very formal English.

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