Another in a long series on How the English Are Ruining Our Language
Here’s a recent tweet by a Londoner:
Once I accidentally queue-barged a man in a supermarket. I apologised profusely for not realising they were in a queue. They then apologised for making a big deal about nothing. I then apologised for their apology. Then someone behind us apologised for asking us to move up.As quoted in the Guardian
Here is a woman writing about a specific, identified man as if he were more than one person. Apparently, all British schoolchildren are being taught to do this.