one in the same vs one and the same : Common Errors in English

About one in the same vs one and the same

The old expression “they are one and the same” is now often mangled into the roughly phonetic equivalent “one in the same.” The use of “one” here to mean “identical with each other” is familiar from phrases like “Jane and John act as one.” They are one; they are the same.

one in the same in News

  • Father and son record holes-in-one on same hole during same Father’s Day round

    Both Lonnie and his son, Zach Whitener recorded holes-in-one in the same round, on the same hole at River Pointe Golf Club in Richmond, Texas. The pair chose to play at that course simply because Zach Whitener likes to see alligators that sometimes slink near the course, just on the edge of view. Continue reading ?
    on June 21, 2013 Source: Prep Rally via Yahoo! Sports

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