[LMB] OT: Brabbling

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 18:19:26 BST 2021


"Dropped from English?"  Does this mean that if I happen to drop them in
speech (maybe in a quotation) the Language Police (aka the Tongue Troopers)
will show up to drag me away?

On Sun, Sep 19, 2021 at 7:55 AM Elizabeth Holden <alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:

> Raymond said:
>
> > I came up on a site that announced that nine words had been dropped from
> > the English language dictionary.  One that rang out was aerodrome.
> Really!
>
> Huh. I always liked that word.
>
> > And another was Brabble which was for a group to spontaneously argue over
> > something. In this day and age I think Brabble is an appropriate word!
> > I think we should brabble about it.
>
> We will, Oscar, we will.
>
> namaste,
> Elizabeth
>
> Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>
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