These ones/ those ones

(5 Posts)
Happygirl77 Sat 09-Mar-13 20:30:29

It's incorrect (tautologous) - these or those suffices.

somebloke123 Fri 01-Mar-13 11:05:39

I think clumsy rather than actually incorrect. "These" or "those" are enough by themselves.

At least better than saying "them ones" though, as in Glenn Hoddle's "I never said them things".

CatWithKittens Fri 01-Mar-13 10:40:03

tak1ngchances -
How about simply "these" or "those"?

What would you say instead?

biryani Thu 28-Feb-13 21:49:09

I keep hearing this and it really grates on me. Is it incorrect, though, or just clumsy English?

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