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Common Errors in English Usage

by Bill Hayes

Professor Paul Brians’ book Common Errors in English Usage is also a web site: Common Errors in English Usage. Organized simply and alphabetically, the site goes over hundreds of usage errors.

“As of yet” is a windy and pretentious substitute for plain old English “yet” or “as yet,” an unjustified extension of the pattern in sentences like “as of Friday the 27th of May.”