[Ads-l] RES: Resurrection of "different to" by Brexit Remainer Londoners?

David Daniel dad at COARSECOURSES.COM
Tue Jul 5 14:17:26 EDT 2016


I've never known a Brit, South African, Australian or Kiwi to say "different
from." Now, I have not met every single one of them, of course, and I am
sure there must be exceptions out there, but all the ones I have run into
have said "different to." 
DAD


Enviada em: terça-feira, 5 de julho de 2016 14:06
Para: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Assunto: Resurrection of "different to" by Brexit Remainer Londoners?

Poster:       Joel Berson <berson at ATT.NET>
Subject:      Resurrection of "different to" by Brexit Remainer Londoners?
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
---

"Being here shows that you're no different to each other," said Ms. Bahia [=
Sing], an accountant whose parents are Indian, by way of Malaysia.

"If Scotland gets to make its own laws to reflect its own unique politics, =
why not the capital?" he [James O'Malley, a freelance writer in London] wro=
te.=C2=A0 "We all know -- and the referendum made clear -- that London has =
very different politics to the rest of the country."

"Britain's Vote Upsets Londoners Who Find Harmony in a Cultural Cacophony",=
Sarah Lyall, NYTimes, Monday July 4, 2016, A4 (New England Edition).

The OED, under "to, prep., conj., and adv.", A.21.a., said in 1921 "after d=
ifferent, from is considered more correct."

Joel


------------------------------------------------------------
The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org


---
Este email foi escaneado pelo Avast antivírus.
https://www.avast.com/antivirus

------------------------------------------------------------
The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org


More information about the Ads-l mailing list