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To: Sub-Driver

We’re losing the language. Went to a coffee shop drive-in the other day. Hand-lettered sign in the window “Bell Don’t Work Sometime - Plz Hounk Horn”.


4 posted on 11/19/2012 5:01:33 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: elkfersupper

“We’re losing the language”

To be fair portmanteaus are nothing new. There may now be an overload of them, but I can’t consider individual examples as destructive of English.


12 posted on 11/19/2012 7:51:46 PM PST by Tublecane
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