Britishisms in the US

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Thu Sep 27 19:11:40 UTC 2012

Includes quotations from Geoffrey Nunberg, Ben Yagoda and Jesse Sheidlower and a sidebar about Canadian English.

In the article, it says, "The use of university, rather than college or school, for example, may well be used by Americans to make sure they are understood outside the country." This is a topic that has been discussed on the list.

The expression 

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA
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