English – The Guardian – That’s the Way It Crumbles: The American Conquest of English by Matthew Engel – review

Matthew Engel urges us to hang tough against Americanisms in this entertaining history of linguistic imperialism Toilet training: is nowhere safe from the Americanisms that have been polluting our language for years?  Tim Adams Monday 3 July 2017 08.00 BSTLast modified on Tuesday 4 July 2017 11.49 BST Iworked for a few years in my 20s at the literary…

English – The Walrus

  About The Walrus Foundation Fearless. Witty. Thoughtful. Canadian AddThis Sharing Buttons The walrus foundation is a registered charitable non-profit (No. 861851624-RR0001) with an educational mandate to create forums for matters vital to Canadians. The foundation is dedicated to supporting writers, artists, ideas, and thought-provoking conversation. We achieve these goals across multiple platforms: publishing The…

The English Language

The English Language Here at Books Etc South Africa we are rather fond of the English language (in all its variations) and think that there are one or two kindred spirits around the world who share our love for the language that brought us Chaucer, Shakespeare, the KJV bible, TS Eliot – and ‘Yes Minister’! If…