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That’s the way it crumbles.

Excerpt  from a book review in this week’s Spectator.  The book is called:

That’s the Way it Crumbles: The American Conquest of the English Language

“……….. Brian Jones, the dissipated and doomed Rolling Stones guitarist, came from Cheltenham, where his father was a church organist (I’d forgotten that if I ever knew). That’s enough of these Americanisms, father complained to son: Couldn’t you just sing ‘I Can’t Get Any Satisfaction’?

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  1. June 23, 2017 at 10:14 am

    It ain’t Murican, it be common English.

    (And the naughty step for you)

  2. Boadicea
    June 23, 2017 at 11:49 am

    Too many syllables for the music … so ‘poetic licence’

    – or as Janus says it be ‘common English’ as she is spoke.

  3. June 23, 2017 at 12:47 pm

    Double negative and all.

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