Undoubtedly because I’m a writer, the word is more precious to me than it is to some. Perhaps that’s why the first of Don Miguel Ruiz’s The Four Agreements resonates with me so: Be impeccable with your word.

With that in mind, I’ve assembled some pet peeves and just plain grievances about language with examples by and about Sarah Palin, Bill Maher, Governor Chris Christie, etc.

Today’s Game Plan: The Power of Our Words