WHY I'VE G GOTTEN SICK OF DAFT Americanisms
ALL RIGHT The usage alright is ubiquitoAmerica, though educated Americans avoas fervently as we should. All right remainright in Britain.
APPEAL Americans may appeal a verdicappeal a decision, but in Britain we ap against them.
AUTHORED is now often used insteawritten. We on this side of the Atlantic decide whether we wish to engage in American habit of making nouns into verbnot. Since there appear to be perfectly gexisting verbs,
CHOOSY is the slang term to be prefeto the popular Americanism picky ad of must n this bs, or good esist. erred y To describe someone who is fastidious and/ or discriminating.
DOVE AND DIVED Dove, to rhyme with cove, is used in American English as the past participle of the verb dive -- as in 'he dove off the cliff'. In British English, one would say dived.
FILL OUT is what Americans do to forms. Europeans fill them in.
GET In restaurants one may hear people in the early stages of Americanisation asking if they may get a beer, or a plate of spaghetti when they really mean may they have one. In our usage, asking a waiter whether we may get a steak implies that we are seeking permission to go into the kitchen and fetch it ourselves.
GOOD, used for well. …