Last week I plan to visit our local cathedral to have a really good look at the stained glass.
When I was at school I'm going to plan to leave as soon as possible.
What? What's that you're saying? You're saying that none of that makes sense?
Oh. Are you sure?
You mean I can't plan to do things in the past???
London in 1744
So....when people ask me, as they often do, to pre-book events, the pre is exactly as unnecessary and silly as when they burble on about their flipping future plans, then?
Word To Use Today: plan. This word didn't arrive in English until the 1700s, when it came via France from the Latin plānus, which means flat.