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I just found this sentence at Puffington Host: "He is so insecure, he will broach no criticism." You may easily guess whom the author is huffing and puffing over.
But one does not broach no criticism; one brooks no criticism.
I brook no contradiction on this point.
Posted by Bill Vallicella on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 04:41 AM in Language Matters, Vocabulary | Permalink
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