[LMB] OT: UK/US language quirk

Pat Mathews MATHEWS55 at msn.com
Fri Jun 2 14:24:06 BST 2017


When I took Old English, I was delighted to learn that I could memorize an entire set of verbs with "drink, drank, drunk....." and the accompanying mental soundtrack. Alas, it did have a side effect in a mild craving for a beer. Or ale.


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On May 22, 2017, at 10:54 AM, "Alex Y. Kwan" <litalex at gmail.com> wrote:
>>Mine is snuck, but that's old school and has been accepted as okay by most.

Marina:
snick, snack, snuck?

Edna has an ideologism: snicky-snacks, which are not necessarily chips/crisps.


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