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Was watching some drab movie on Netflix and the number of Americanisms really did my head in.
So I took some para-codeine and put on my Pedant Cap to make this post.


Apples are not different to or different than oranges. Apples are different from oranges.
One advocates something or is an advocate for something. One does not advocate for something.
One meets people. One does not meet with people.
Keep me apprised! NO. Keep me informed.
In hopes of! NO. In the hope that.
ERBS! No. It's fucking HERBS.
Restroom! NO. It's a lavatory.
Amount of people! NO. It's number of people.
Trump said Monday that...... NO. Trump said on Monday that........
I'll deal to him later! NO. I'll deal with him later.


Watch this space. There will be more.


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