Words, Episode 7: Spitten Image, Spitting Image, Spit and Image; Which Is Correct??
Some years ago I went on some sort of rant to the members of my household about “spitting image” and how it’s incorrect usage. The phrase is commonly used regarding a child that looks very much like one of its parents or another of its ancestors. I argued that “spitten image” is correct, because it’s … Read more