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We've Come A Long Way Since The First Dictionary
Why Are Americans Butchering the English Language?
Nancy Graham Holm
It's not too late to draw a line in the sand. We must be vigilant and protect our English pronouns from further abuse.
British Tourists Bitch About New York
Washington Post contributor, children's book author.
What do tourists from abroad think of traveling
? Are they keen on American food? Are they comfy in our hotels? Do they think we're friendly?
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English And American Spelling: Two Countries Separated By One Language
Official New Dictionary Words
Is English In Danger?
Language Problems at the
New York Times
Robert E. Murphy
Author, Columnist, Life-Long Brooklynite
Since the death of William Safire, political columnist who wrote the regular "On Language" feature in the
New York Times Magazine
, no one has truly assumed the mantle of leading linguistic watchdog.
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