Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

The “Everyday” Error

The “Everyday” Error

          The following exerpts all contain the term “everyday”, which is not a real word. The correct use of this term is two different words: “every day”. It is difficult to say why this error has become so common in print. One thing is for sure, the “everday” disease is contageous, and can be easily passed on to influential readers and viewers anywhere, anyhow, everyday. . . I mean “every day” (oops!)

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