Americanisms In The UK: No Way Or No Biggie?

I recently listened to a great talk on BBC Radio 4 about the Americanisation of English (in the UK). British writer Matthew Engel and American-in-the-UK linguist, Dr. Lynne Murphy, discussed the impact and importance of the American influence on British English. (Dr. Murphy expanded on the subject on her popular blog Separated By a Common Language.)

As a Brit in America, I'm obviously surrounded by American English and it really only bothers me when they take a perfectly adequate word...
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2017-03-03 18:35
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