Why do some Americanisms irritate people?
British people are used to the stream of Americanisms entering the language. But some are worse than others, argues Matthew Engel.Read Matthew Engel's article for the BBC news website
Americanisms: 50 of your most noted examples
Our recent piece on Americanisms entering the language in the UK prompted thousands of you to get un touch. Here are 50 of the most e-mailed.Read more on the BBC news website
Viewpoint: American English is getting on well, thanks
There's been much debate on these pages in recent days about the spread of Americanisms - outside the US. Here, American lexicographer and broadcaster Grant Barrett offers a riposte.Read more on the BBC news website
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