[LMB] OT: breaking rules

Peter Granzeau pgranzeau at cox.net
Sun Sep 20 20:11:48 BST 2015


At 08:39 PM 9/19/2015, Marc Wilson wrote:
> >
> >Jerrie, for whom the abomination "burglarized" is a particular pet peeve
>
>It sounds like a nasty Americanism to the Brit ear, even though it's an
>older word and "burgled" is a more recent back-formation.

I suppose in Britain, it's spelled "burglarised", anyway.


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Regards, Pete 



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