Four traps to avoid when writing foreign words in English
When we speak or write English, we frequently use words borrowed from other languages. Some of these borrowed words have been in the English language for so long, we no longer think about where they came from. Did you know that some foreign words need to be italicised while others need a capital letter or diacritical marks when borrowing the word in English? Getting it wrong could result in an embarrassing misunderstanding.
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