All posts tagged "british english"
Please Don’t Lambast(e) Me
I love all forms of word play. Before Easter, I heard a local news reporter pronounce the word <lambasted> “to criticize...InformationMay 11, 2019
You Left Your Rs in the 1700s: Received Pronunciation Versus Extra-Insular Englishes
When the Royal Society unsuccessfully attempted to establish a formal language academy in England in 1664, lexicographers and grammarians from the...InformationNovember 29, 2011