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August 11th, 2005 · No Comments
by Booksquare

If you need further proof that the British do not take the English language seriously, look no further than the second edition of the Oxford Dictionary of English. Our careful observation of our British friends has assured us there is no word they cannot shorten, mash with another, or create out of thin air. This is the country, after all, that gave us “chuffed”.

So, yeah, new book out to explain what your pen pal is saying. As for us, we’re going to wonder how it took so long for “dramedy” to make the list.

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