Do you wish the phrase "go missing" would go missing? Do you cringe whenever someone says "spot on" or refers to a redhead as a "ginger"?
No worries, love. You've been "Limey-ed": covered with the smarmy goo of British expressions, spellings ...
maquiladora \meh-ki-leh-DO-reh\ (noun) - A US- or foreign-owned assembly
plant just south of the US-Mexico border that employs low-cost labor to
assemble products and ship them back, usually tariff-free, to the country
"Nathan was ...
snuggery \SNEHG-ehr-ee\ (noun) - 1 : A snug place, a friendly nook to which
someone might retreat or retire for seclusion and comfort; 2 : a snug job
position offering security without risk, a sinecure; 3 : (Britain) a small
room adjoining ...
entropy \EN-treh-pi\ (noun) - 1 : The measure of energy unavailable for
work in a closed system, generally taken to be the degree of systemic
disorder; 2 : the tendency for all matter and energy in the universe to
degenerate and become inert...
sapient \SEY-pi-yehnt\ (adjective) - Possessed of notable wisdom; sagacious
to the point of prescience. The noun is "sapience" and the adverb,
"sapiently." It is a somewhat more erudite term for "sagacious."
"Jace indicated that he would not ...
apothegm \AE-peh-them\ (noun) - A terse saying that sums up a philosophical
insight or conclusion; a maxim, an aphorism.
"Nicola felt that one of Thomas Jefferson's better apothegms was, 'In
matters of style, swim with the current; in matters ...