In person, Khoury is genial and a fine conversationalist, speaking English gilded with a pronounced Arabic accent.
Type in a question in plain English: "What was the weather in Rancho Mirage when Gerald Ford died?"
What does it mean for a Chinese tiger, stuffed by the English, to be left as moth-food today?
Perhaps saddest of all is the plight of the English as a Second Language crowd.
With the publication of Confessions, de Quincey earned himself a permanent place among the English Romantics of the early 1800s.
"I always feel like a traveling anachronism in one of your English trains," he said.
They have seen the telegraph line, as can be seen by signs they make, but they cannot speak English.
She had not counted on the postal arrangements of the English Sabbath.
Lucas spoke to him in Flemish to explain his own return with the English prentice.
The English ship was fairly covered with bits of the flying wreck.
"people of England; the speech of England," Old English Englisc (contrasted to Denisc, Frencisce, etc.), from Engle (plural) "the Angles," the name of one of the Germanic groups that overran the island 5c., supposedly so-called because Angul, the land they inhabited on the Jutland coast, was shaped like a fish hook (see angle (n.)).
The term was used from earliest times without distinction for all the Germanic invaders -- Angles, Saxon, Jutes (Bede's gens Anglorum) -- and applied to their group of related languages by Alfred the Great. After 1066, of the population of England (as distinguished from Normans and French), a distinction which lasted only about a generation.
In pronunciation, "En-" has become "In-," but the older spelling has remained. Meaning "English language or literature as a subject at school" is from 1889. As an adjective, "of or belonging to England," from late 13c. Old English is from early 13c.
"spin imparted to a ball" (as in billiards), 1860, from French anglé "angled" (see angle (n.)), which is similar to Anglais "English."
An English muffin (1950s+ Lunch counter)
An area now peaceful but recently and perhaps soon again the scene of violence: They had long since passed Ninety-sixth Street, the infamous DMZ/ Traversing Brooklyn's DMZ to go to a steak house
[1980s+; fr the region between North and South Korea designated the Demilitarized Zone when the Korean War ended]