Oxford has produced a dictionary of North American English, and its second edition has over 250,000 entries. It’s called the “New Oxford American Dictionary.” It’s a dictionary that has definitions for American words. Here’s my point in that: I attended a rugby game here tonight in Pretoria, South Africa. I was with Rylan, my fellow […]
This Christianese-English dictionary is so sad, but true.
Dad and I sit and sway ‘til mother wants me home. She scolds my dad if we are late, whining “You are gonna get that boy sick!” “Oh, Woman,” he says mumbling away. Each day after work we walk to the park and watch the purple and orange velvet clouds fade into night and wait […]