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Thread #155977   Message #3675480
Posted By: Penny S.
07-Nov-14 - 12:56 PM
Thread Name: BS: Buzz Words
Subject: RE: BS: Buzz Words
Gifting, gifted (not when used to describe people with gifts). What's wrong with gave, given and give? And why have so many people picked up on it, after whoever used it first?

Mind you, "The government gove the schools a great deal of hassle" might be a satisfactory alternative.