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David Look


David Look’s writing has appeared in Thought Catalogue, Vancouver Is Awesome and many other publications. This piece was produced with assistance from VIA Rail (viarail.ca). David Look lives in Vancouver. Follow him on Twitter: @davidlook.

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Why doesn’t anyone in North America say barmy for balmy? According to my research, Barmy came first and still enjoys a jolly life. But most North American dictionaries don’t even mention the earlier Scots barmy. 

Simon McGavin, Cyberspace

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