Examples of illiterate phrases

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Assuming you have not confused "illiterate" with " alliteration," perhaps you refer to such ignorant howlers as " between you and I," " If I would have known, " "What we need are more pencils " instead of the correct "between you and me," "If I had known," "What we need is more pencils."

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