"My guess was that it was spreading here because of Neighbours and Home and Away ... Someone in the same line of business, Diane DiResta (author of Knockout Presentations: How to Deliver Your Message with Power, Punch and Pizzazz), is still more categorical.
Do You C What I C?
To not acknowledge that you might have hurt people, or to refuse to believe that might happen; it comes from a place of immense privilege. It shows snootiness and lack of imagination that words have impact." We return to the pertinent question: Why does ...
OMG! Oxford English Dictionary grows a heart: Graphic symbol for love (and that exclamation) are added as WORDS
Once the sole preserve of tacky tourist T-shirts, the heart symbol – as in I ‘heart’ New York ... Most of the new entries are under the letter 'R' - and revising and adding words starting with this letter alone has taken three years.
The Mad Logophile: Commonly Mispronounced Words
One of them even came to visit ... Actually, the basic pronunciation rules for Bokmål are much simpler and consistent than with English, but many Norwegians speak better English than many home-grown Americans do, so you'll do just fine.
Jenna von Oy’s Blog: Mom’s the Word
I’ve even come dangerously close to asking, “Do you ... has been filed away into the dirty word category, to be retrieved someday when my daughter’s empathetic spirit isn’t quite so sensitive. Of all the words in the English language ...