[LMB] OT: UK/US language quirk

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Sat Jun 3 05:33:49 BST 2017


On May 22, 2017, at 11:10 AM, Elizabeth <ladylyzbeth at gmail.com> wrote:

I'm not comfortable with survail. Why not just say watch?

Marina: from Merriam-Webster:

Origin and Etymology of surveil
back-formation from surveillance
First Known Use: 1884

 


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