An inappropriate use of "we" wherein the speaker is not actually part of the group. In an instance of the Teacher's "we," "you" should always be used instead.
"Today, class, we're going to be learning about idioms." Except, of course, it's YOU that's going to be doing the learning. Foolz. Not me. And certainly not us.
by Elizabeth November 11, 2004
Can you define these popular missing words?