BrE/AmE words of the year

Lynne Murphy m.l.murphy at SUSSEX.AC.UK
Sun Dec 20 14:42:52 UTC 2009

In case it's of interest, the 2010 Separated by a Common Language words of
the year are:

AmE to BrE import:  staycation
BrE to AmE import:  go missing

(Thanks to ADS-L for being a major inspiration for the latter!)


Happy holidays,

Dr M Lynne Murphy
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics
Arts B357
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9QN

phone: +44-(0)1273-678844

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