Franglais watch

I guess “badger” is a verb not a carnivore.Seen at Basel airport in 2013Franglais is a name used for excessive or unnecessary use of English words or expressions in French.

Different accent or bad diction?

I’ve written before about confusion about the term dropping your g’s. The Time columnist Claire Foges waded into this debate on 20 September. Her article argues that people can improve their life chances by learning to speak and write what she calls Standard English. I agree with her on that. But her comments show some…… Continue reading Different accent or bad diction?