SbaCL words of the year

Lynne Murphy m.l.murphy at SUSSEX.AC.UK
Mon Dec 15 04:54:32 UTC 2008

I've just announced the Separated by a Common Language words of the year.

For British-to-American, it's the verb 'to vet'.

For American-to-British, it's 'meh'.

If you don't say 'meh' to that, there are more details at:


Best wishes to all of you choosing the ADS words...


Dr M Lynne Murphy
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics and English Language
Arts B135
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9QN

phone: +44-(0)1273-678844

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