Friday, March 23, 2018


Further proof that Americanisms are rampant in South Africa (on the right) -- this being the official use of an Americanism by our Department of Roads and Transport. A generation ago, we were still closely aligned with received English, at least in the way that we wrote it. We have never really spoken it. OBSERVATION: One finds various isms besides -- especially Afrikaans-isms.

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