John1399

Crystal Lake, IL

May of my friends and acquaintances refer to me as an English language fanatic or zealot. While I've spent over five decades studying the language, it seems I learn something new each and every day.

I am most appalled at the lack of English fluency that most people have in the U.S. of America. I also become a lunatic about words that become invented due to the person either being ignorant of the correct word, or, worse yet, inventing a word because they don't know how to pronounce the word correctly. (e.g. I heard a radio announcer today speaking about an attractive woman, who wore an article of clothing that exposed her [sic] Mid-Drift.

Oh, well. I can't save them all.

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