Some writers have shown a hyperbolic penchant, if not outright chauvinism, in their advocacy of the English language.
Articles by Howard Richler
No, Donald Trump, it isn’t fake news: the origin of Canadian Thanksgiving predates this.
Actually, the lexicographic recording of slang is a relatively recent phenomenon.
What do the Dickensian character Ebenezer Scrooge, Shakespearean character Mistress Quickly, and Richard Sheridan’s character
Writing in 1991, Rosalie Maggio in the Dictionary of Bias-Free Usage remarked that “sexual harassment was not a term anyone used 20 years ago; today we have laws against it.”