Jackie

Joined: August 20, 2012

Number of comments posted: 3

Number of votes received: 1

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Re: He was sat  •  August 22, 2012, 8:48am  •  0 vote

"I was sat" is horrible but I've even heard BBC correspondents use it. Here in France there's the Academie Française to protect the language; but in the UK so many people have never learned English g

Re: The use of “hey” in place of “hello”.  •  August 21, 2012, 12:01pm  •  0 vote

Well, I'm a foreigner in France at the moment, but I'm not an expatriate because I'm still officially resident in Britain. The French are unlikely to have a headline beginning "Frogs..." but they migh

Re: The use of “hey” in place of “hello”.  •  August 20, 2012, 8:05am  •  1 vote

I think hey is a horrible greeting, since in English English there's an implied exclamation mark, as with oi! As in "Hey you! Stop that!" So it's another importation from the States, as hi was origi