Monthly Archives: April 2013

More Americanisms

Push ups (press ups) Ass (yet another Americanism for arse) Can I get a coffee to go (Can I have a coffee to take out) Out of left field and ball park (Strange or unexpected; a rough figure/idea.) The vast … Continue reading

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Among or Amongst?

Which one is right? Does it matter? ‘No’ seems to be the answer – certainly according to my New Fowler’s Modern English Usage. There – that was a short and easily digested posting, wasn’t it. Except, what caught my eye … Continue reading

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