As I said last week, it's getting difficult to think of things that you all haven't already covered for me. Two of the things on my current list were use of the word "heighth" as pointed out by OCDMuch and "I could care less" as covered by Horrible Warning.
Height. HEIGHT. There's no h at the end. Yes, width, depth, height. English is screwy, granted, but it still deserves our respect. Sort of like Willie Nelson or Canada.
And when people say "I could care less" what they actually mean is the exact opposite. If I said I could care less about baseball, I would be lying. I don't care at all about baseball and therefore could not possibly care any less.
The one thing left on my list is yet another instance of people unknowingly saying the opposite of what they mean and it drives me insane. Have you heard people say "I'll miss not seeing you"? If they knew what they were saying, then this was not a compliment. What this actually means is "I'll look back fondly on those times of not having to be around you." Like when a co-worker you can't stand comes back to work from vacation and you miss not seeing them. Wasn't it great when Annoying Co-worker wasn't here? you think to yourself, I miss that.
This last thing has nothing to do with grammar, but does fit into the category of things that bug me. I was listening to my holiday playlist the other day on my iPod and came across the lyric "A child, a child shivers in the cold, let us bring him silver and gold." Really? If a child is shivering in the cold, wouldn't a better gift perhaps be, I don't know, A BLANKET? As Charlize Theron points out in her nonsensical J'Adore Dior commercial, gold is cold. Also that diamonds are dead, and while I hear the alliteration, I do think that proclaiming diamonds dead is a mite hasty. Charlize sure seems mad about being dressed in that commercial. Why so angry, Charlize? You know, you could wear that perfume with your clothes and jewelry. I suppose that the sight of Charlize stripping is supposed to make men run out and buy J'Adore for their wives and girlfriends due to some mental association they have formed between it and naked Charlize Theron. I, for one, miss not seeing that commercial.