Leader comment: Scotsmansplaining how to use all these new words

At the risk of ‘Scotsmansplaining’, the days when language was regarded as being set in stone are long gone.
English speakers may have more than 800,000 words to choose from but every year about 1,000 others are added by the Oxford English Dictionary.
It can be confusing, particularly for those of us of advancing years, but we should probably resolve not to be such ‘snowflakes’ about it or maybe just ‘CIO’.
READ MORE: ‘Me time’ and ‘mansplaining’ added to dictionary
And if all this makes you unbelievably ‘hangry’, sit down, have a bite to eat and then you’ll feel a lot better. After all,... read more

 
31 January 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 46
Source: Scotsman
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