Why do people say 'off of'?


#1

Is it linguistically correct?


#2

probably because yer man off of something says it


#3

yeah


#4

*From off of


#5

“Get off of that chair”


#6

Get into my car


#7

“Take that wretched hat off of your head!”

Weird. I’d say it but its probably supposed to be “off from” grammatically, isnt it?


#8

Didnt realise this was a barleysugar thread.


#9

Oh, @barleysugar. How many times have we done this?


#10

This is the first time


#11

OH OKAY


#12

Seems like an American thing to me


#13

i just say off


#14

off ABOUT.


#15

scott mills


#16

log off of the boards


#17

Get into my car?


#18

Get out off of my car


#19

He’s whose voice I hear everytime I think of it


#20