[DWJ] What are you reading?
ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Thu Nov 5 04:22:38 EST 2009
On Nov 5, 2009, at 1:25 AM, Roger Burton West wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 10:00:13AM -0700, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
>> (See how I said "different from"? I know all-y'all on the other
>> side of the
>> Atlantic say "different to" and I am always conscious of the
>> difference when
>> I say or write it.)
> Hang on, I thought you were in the USA? "Different to" in BrE is
> generally a sign of an uneducated or careless writer, or at least
> someone deliberately trying for that voice.
What about "different than"? I'm fairly sure that's what I usually
use. I grew up in Connecticut.
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