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Americanisms killing English

Post by Barnsley » Fri, 29 Dec 2017 5:06 pm

Life is short, paddle harder!!

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Re: Americanisms killing English

Post by earthfriendly » Sat, 30 Dec 2017 3:55 am

The imperialism that is.......... Corporate America

Kleenex = tissue
Xerox = to photocopy
Yelp = to look up customer review

I had to google in order to locate this forum. And then there is Apple....... oh never mind , this one is still a fruit. That comes from the state of Washington :D

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Re: Americanisms killing English

Post by earthfriendly » Fri, 02 Feb 2018 2:04 am

Hey, and not forgetting the ubiquitous chapstick (i.e. lip balm).
“Ask not what your country can drool for you, ask what you can drool for your country!” @PetroNL tweeted.

https://nypost.com/2018/01/31/joe-kenne ... ng-speech/

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Re: Americanisms killing English

Post by DidierAubin87 » Wed, 25 Apr 2018 7:18 pm

Oh c'mon, I think English is the most popular language in the world, it connects people from other countries with each others. In each country, people has an own accent. I'm fine with it :D

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