...about this forum is the use of "Whilst." You absolutely never hear it in American English. I'm kind of a language buff and I just love the word. (Then again, I'm easily amused.)
PeterBale said:Whilst we do use the word "whilst" occasionally we haven't yet gotten used to your use of the word "gotten", originally in common usage over here but now quite forgotten :wink:
Roy Taylor said:Whilst you give us words like bling and hoe!??
EIBB_Ray said:The big problem with "gotten" is that people are now use "got" in place of have (i.e. "We've got it," I've got you covered," or "You've got to be kidding.) that my pet peave
EIBB_Ray said:Hardly seems fair does it, colOURful yes, but not a fair trade. (BTW, I believe in this context it's spelled 'ho.