Even though English is not my first language, I always thought the English speaking world is not speaking correct English. When it comes to pronouncing consonants that are grouped together, the familiar way of pronouncing them is to cut the words. Is it ice tea or iced tea? It seems that nobody cares. Skim milk was originally, skimmed milk. Ice cream was iced cream and wax paper was waxed paper. Misspelled words, grammatical errors, and half – pronounced sentences are taking over the way we communicate. As it turns out I am not alone. Here is the proof! An article posted on Merriam Webster’s website here.
To ‘D’ or not to ‘D’, that’s the question.
It was four pm on a Thursday when I received an email from a client. He had a large number of Persian (Farsi) court documents…