I spent a couple of years living in Cambridge, England where I learned to speak British English and quickly came to realize Americans speak an entirely different dialect. I came to enjoy noting language differences and sharing my discoveries with my supervisor at work, Dr Andrew Lacey (the Brits don’t use periods or “full stops”… Continue Reading Idioms Away and Dialect Demagoguery!
It started about a year ago: Facebook friends began asking to copy and paste, not “just” share. Or even, don’t share at all! At first, I ignored this advice and continued to share. Part of the reason is that I usually read my Facebook feed through an app on my Samsung tablet. It doesn’t let me… Continue Reading Copy and Paste Confusion