ABCwatch

Tim Blair

Ombudsgod

New Criterion

 

 

Monday, September 23, 2002
 
ABC ENGLISH; a cumulating collection from the ABC’s lingo-shifters as they channel the future of our language. As promised.

“The Federal Government is again on the defence...” Defensive? Sitting on the fence? Breakfast 24 September 2002, 7.34

“ to repulse” (verb), instead of “repel” Breakfast 15 September 2002.