Category Archives: Language and Culture

On Perusing a Dictionary of Modern English Usage as It Pertains to Suffering

Deferring to the OED, Fowler’s* tells us not To spell “inure” as “enure” for variant Spellings are not needed; even if “inure” Has two meanings, it is still only one word. But who ever heard of “inure” relating to Anything … Continue reading

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US and UK Pudding Differences

Americans are sometimes confused by how Brits use the word “pudding.” In the UK, “pudding” basically just means dessert, so anything sweet could be a pudding. For example, what Americans call pudding (something kind of similar to a blancmange) would … Continue reading

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