Matthew Engel

Sports reporter for The Guardian

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Ugly Americanisms: American Phrases That Offend Our Neighbors Across the Pond

Friday, July 22, 2011

English is English, right? Not so, according to Matthew Engel of The Guardian. Last week, he wrote an article for the BBC about the most offensive “Americanisms” — words or phrases that Americans have distorted over time. The list includes "faze," "elevator," and "rookies." The Guardian then invited readers to send in their own most-hated Americanisms. 

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