The increasingly common misspelling of “expatriate” as “ex-patriot” twists the noun’s meaning in a curious way. An “expatriate,” which is often shortened to “expat,” is ….
Author: Gregg Bridgeman
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.
Here’s another idiom that makes no sense if you just stop and think about the meaning of the words. You can’t say something is worse ….