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May Stalwart Sons and Gentle Maidens Rise

With apologies to marshallpayne1....

I hesitate to post this. I don't want to cause a panic. But it's time some of us expats up north break the silence and warn our neighbours to the south—nay, the whole world—about an encroaching menace.

I'm putting this behind a cut so as to protect the innocent and those prone to swoon. This is not a drill.

I have uncovered photographic evidence that THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND IT'S PROPER USE IS UNDER ASSAULT FROM CANADA. WARNING: This photo is very graphic and some people might find it shocking. However,



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arwensouth
May. 19th, 2011 11:42 am (UTC)
I don't know whether to comment, or to ignore it and hope it goes away....
barry_king
May. 19th, 2011 11:42 am (UTC)
What ever you do, don't encourage it.
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barry_king
May. 19th, 2011 03:25 pm (UTC)
*dances from foot to foot with glee* Made Ya Look! Made Ya Look!


(see, we're all cut from the same cloth)
asakiyume
May. 19th, 2011 01:13 pm (UTC)
LOL!

My very favorite dictionary and my very favorite style manual.

Did you ever work for Merriam Webster? That edition you have is the one they give you when you've worked there a year (or maybe it's two).

Now I want a saltcellar with a mountie on it!
barry_king
May. 19th, 2011 03:31 pm (UTC)
My very favorite dictionary and my very favorite style manual.

Did you ever work for Merriam Webster? That edition you have is the one they give you when you've worked there a year (or maybe it's two).


Me?!?! Heaven forfend. The people at Webster's would want their money back. No, Cara Sposa is the editor. I can't be trusted to spell dithyramb!

Now I want a saltcellar with a mountie on it!

Of course you do. Who wouldn't?
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