We are off today and tomorrow for the US Independence Day holiday. Also included, a song that hews carefully to archaic rules about prepositions at the end of sentences.
John Oliver hosts a new fake newscast, this time with an unexpected co-anchor.
“For me, it is a cause of some upset that more Anglophones don’t enjoy language…”
The disappearing -al ending seems part of a war on two innocent, helpful letters that exist because we still speak, and therefore seek sounds that let our jaws relax when we reach natural breakpoints. Why are STM editors killing the -al?