The spoken English language.

5. MO-MENTS or IDLE THOUGHTS

Whilst often inexplicable changes in English continue here are two spoken examples I heard from a commentator at the current Wimbledon tennis championships:

“ . . . whether he’s got the capability to . . . . instead of ‘whether he can.’

“ . . . .  to get some time to be able to . . . .” instead of ‘to’.

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