[LMB] OT: Prime News

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Nov 14 13:52:23 GMT 2017



> On Nov 14, 2017, at 5:34 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> I suspect the US-only MDY comes from the US practice of saying e.g.
> "November 14th" rather than "The 14th of November" as we would in the
> UK: US English seems to delight in dropping words it deems to be
> superfluous.

Do Brits still give their age as 4 and 20?   If not, when did it change?


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