[Ads-l] _debride_: Yankspeak vs. Britspeak

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 21 00:40:59 UTC 2018

Judging by what I've seen on TV, American doctors use the psuedo-French
"dee-BREED," whereas British doctors use the spelling to anglicise the word
to "dee-BRIDE."

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

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