Category Archives: Language

Dear Woody Johnson

Congratulations on being appointed Ambassador to Great Britain. Believe it or not, the pomp and prestige of the office you’re assuming rivals that of owning the 27th best football team in the NFL.  As a former American expat who lived … Continue reading

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Shamed by You English?

“Stankly Closing Daws!” What, you don’t know what I’m talking about? You do if you’ve ridden the New York City subway much. It may not be pronounced correctly – not close – but even an immigrant right off the boat … Continue reading

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