[LMB] OT: breaking rules

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sun Sep 20 20:50:59 BST 2015


On Sun, 20 Sep 2015 15:11:48 -0400, Peter Granzeau <pgranzeau at cox.net>
wrote:

>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.

It's not used at all, these days.


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