buttload vs boatload : Common Errors in English

About buttload vs boatload

The original expression (meaning “a lot”), both more polite and more logical, is “boatload.”

boatload Meaning(s)

  • (n) the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car

buttload in News

boatload in News

  1. USC Football: The Trojans Have Found a New Mantra for 2013

    "Assignment perfect." Two simple words, but ones that reflect a new mindset for the Trojans in 2013. After 2012 brought a boatload of disappointment in the form of a 7-6 record, the coaching staff and the players themselves realized that if things were to change for the better this year, it would have to come about as a result of a new philosophy—one that eliminated the mistakes that haunted the ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Bruins-Blackhawks Connection Dates Back to Franchise-Shaking Trade (Video)

    Bruins-Blackhawks cannot exactly be classified as a “rivalry” nowadays, but the two Original Six franchises share a whole boatload of history. The seminal moment in that history came on May 15, 1967, when Bruins general manager Milt Schmidt acquired Phil Esposito, Ken Hodge and Fred Stanfield from Chicago. Those three joined Bobby Orr and the rest […]
    on June 13, 2013 Source: New England Sports Network

  3. Percy Harvin moving on from Minnesota Vikings drama

    Before giving up a boatload of cash and some valuable draft picks, the Seattle Seahawks had to make sure wide receiver Percy Harvin was past his immature ways.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: NFL.com

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