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Matthew Engel: An Invasion of Americanisms

Matthew Engel explains why, as a former Washington correspondent, he thinks the growth of Americanisms is now a serious problem for the English language.

Matthew Engel charts the growth of Americanisms in the English language and explains why, as a former Washington correspondent, he thinks this is now a serious problem.

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Producer: Sheila Cook.

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15 minutes

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  • Wed 13 Jul 2011 20:45
  • Sat 16 Jul 2011 22:15

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