[Ads-l] "Anglench"?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Sep 26 00:17:26 UTC 2015

In a letter to nytimes.com:

"... these fractious _l'enfants terrible_ ..."

Apparently, the writer knows just enough French, off the top of his head,
to be aware that "enfant terribles" is wrong, but not much else.
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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

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