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- n. Plural form of Englishism.
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A few people have spotted Englishisms in Accidents Waiting to Happen and they are there.
BTW, are Americans allowed to be amused by stilted Englishisms, or is “English” English always to be treated as the reference standard?
By Jove -- and Dundee lapsed into one of the Englishisms he had picked up during his six months 'work in England as a tyro in the records department of Scotland Yard, before he had come to Hamilton to make a humble beginning as a cub detective on the
Swept by an emotion stronger than himself, his acquired Englishisms went by the board.
Take, for example, Fonseca's pronunciation for one of his most creative Englishisms-the eatable Some wigs.
When I’m with American friends, I’ll slip into my Englishisms, but I’ll play it straight when I’m with strangers.