WRONG:

A WHOLE ’NOTHER


RIGHT:

A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT


It is one thing to use the expression “a whole ’nother” as a consciously slangy phrase suggesting rustic charm and a completely different matter to use it mistakenly. The A at the beginning of the phrase is the common article “a” but is here treated as if it were simultaneously the first letter of “another,” interrupted by “whole.”


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