Tuesday, April 9, 2002, 4:46:19 PM, you wrote:
> The problem is, I keep seeing people writing "Britain" (as in "he was a
> Britain") where one would expect "Briton", which makes me wonder if there is
> some sort of shift in usage taking place in English where "Britain" can be
> used to describe both the place AND the people, or simply that people are
> getting sloppier with their spell-checking.
Is this some sort of creeping Americanism? Where have you seen this?
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