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What do you know about Downton Abbey language?

The language of Downton Abbey

Many of us loved the dramas and emotional rollercoaster of Downton Abbey, adoring Violet Crawley’s pithy insults and Lady Mary’s romantic mishaps equally. But how should linguistics feel about it? What of the supposed anachronisms of language being uttered by a number of the characters? A few seemingly modern phrases that have been singled out in the press, for […]

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