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Grammar annoyance...

...the use of “out of” instead of “in.” The most recent example I’ve read refers to “a distillery out of California.” The “out of” clause only makes sense if it refers to something that started in one specific place, but later expanded to the greater world. The distillery presumably still operates solely within California, though its products are available nationwide. So its whiskey can properly be said to be “out of California”, but not the distillery itself. 

May 27, 2019 in Current Affairs | Permalink