CBS News Article from Barry Popik
laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Mar 6 01:21:45 UTC 2001
At 1:07 AM -0500 3/6/01, Barry Popik wrote:
>>>From www.cbs.com (60 MINUTES II):
>CBS News Online
And note especially the first two sentences, which read like one of
those "Words of One Syllable" squibs in the New Yorker:
For decades, folks on both sides of the Atlantic agreed that for all
their similarities, the British and Americans belong to two distinct
cultures that are separated by a common language. But now, thanks to
the subversive influence of a 32-year-old lexicographer named Jesse
Sheidlower, that language is destined to become more common than ever.
Common is as common does.
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