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1. Normal wrote:
 Clever boots! Good one.
2. bugoy1 wrote:
 Very tricky! It's tough getting that black-letter style in Faces. Awesome!
3. indigo wrote:
 DITTO! =J*
4. pinkie wrote:
 Good one!
5. puzzler wrote:
 Who are you calling old?!
6. clorophilla wrote:
 Puzzler :-D Old English Text MT
7. mum23 wrote:
 Well done!
8. Login wrote:
 This is a coincidence. I have just discovered that a particular American word, 'gotten', that jars on the English ear is an 'Olde English' word that probably travelled across the Atlantic with the Pilgrim Fathers. So, the offending word (to English ears)
9. Login wrote:
 is the original ... and the English word 'got' is a later, shortened version.
10. Login wrote:
 Excellent lettering, clo. Very cleverly done.
11. hjjr wrote:
 good stuff!
12. okeanos wrote:
 well well done!
13. bugoy1 wrote:
 Login, the word "gotten" is Middle English and was around before the U.S. was a nation. Many words that sound "American" are actually English.
14. marg wrote:
 yep.. I think 'garbage' is another one that we decry as an Americanism.. but isn't ?
15. priya41 wrote:
 good one! clever!
16. bugoy1 wrote:
 Yes, Marg. So is the word "hi". There are a few that the English invented but shy away from because they sound too "American".
17. Fangzzz wrote:
 super original
18. puzzler wrote:
 I've never known marg to shy away from anything! Am I correct in assuming that " Middle English" is a place from Lord of the Rings?
19. indigo wrote:
 LOL Puzzler! =]^
20. AFSOUTH wrote:
 Wow! I got that!
21. Lizzi wrote:
 You opened a can of worms, Clo!
22. pinkie wrote:
 Congrats on Top5!
23. Login wrote:
 You've gotten it in one, puzzler.
24. PRINCESSWARRIOR wrote:
 Congratulations on Top 5! It looks like The Daily Express!
25. Login wrote:
 Re: comment #13: - bugoy is right; the word gotten was 'middle English' and later. Therefore, it arrived in 'the new world' before a multitude of north American colonies became the USA. However, it is no longer common in UK English and that is why it gra
26. Login wrote:
 Re: comment #13: - yes, bugoy is right; the word gotten was 'middle English' and later. Therefore, it arrived in 'the new world' before a multitude of north American colonies became the USA. However, it ... that is why it grates ... not 'because it sound
27. Login wrote:
 (OH drat ... excuse the colloquialism ... where is the 'amend' button?)
28. Login wrote:
 ... not 'because it sounds American'. We still have dialects in the UK and the nation is more interesting because of it ... we accept colloquialisms because we are used to hearing them. So from now on I promise to tolerate 'gotten' but I doubt I will us
29. Login wrote:
 ...use it (unless I visit USA again) :)
30. Login wrote:
 Forgive me for this jumbled and messy comment ... I'll go away quietly and hibernate again.
31. clorophilla wrote:
 don't mind Login! All this debate about words is just intriguing for me, I hope my English not to be in turn sounding sometime "strange" at any sensitive English or American ear ;-)
32. Login wrote:
 Your English is easily understood, Clo. I was trying to explain why the word jarred on us but I didn't explain it well. When I discovered that it was used here, centuries ago, I wanted to tell others what I had found.
33. Login wrote:
 Languages are interesting ... constantly changing but we hardly notice.
34. biondi151 wrote:
 cool



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