1. Linguist Geoff Nunberg on the Britishisms entering our American-English:

Adding a foreign word to your vocabulary is like adding foreign attire to your wardrobe. Sometimes you do it because it’s practical and sometimes just because you think it looks cool.

(Photo credit: Zdenek Ryzner/iStockphoto.com)

    Linguist Geoff Nunberg on the Britishisms entering our American-English:

    Adding a foreign word to your vocabulary is like adding foreign attire to your wardrobe. Sometimes you do it because it’s practical and sometimes just because you think it looks cool.

    (Photo credit: Zdenek Ryzner/iStockphoto.com)

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