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Pride and Ignorance (Snippets 52)

Americanisms and Briticisms by James Brander Matthews is an entertaining study of the differences in spoken and written language between the two nations.  It is a useful snapshot, not just of the words themselves, but of concerns at the time … Continue reading

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