Save Yourself A Word And Make The Latin Teachers Happy

We’ve gotten a steady stream of emails the past few days reminding us that it’s redundant to say “one-year anniversary” since anniversary comes from the Latin annus, or “year.”

Just say “first anniversary.”

This isn’t a new issue, of course: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/18/magazine/18onlanguage-anniversary.html?_r=0

(Memmos; Aug. 11, 2015)

August 11, 2015

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