New Vocab. Word: Rubbishes

Okay, “trash” can be both a noun and a verb (trashes, trashed, trashing), so why not “rubbish”? Although it did strike me as odd when I read it as a headline in today’s New Indian Express newspaper.


The internets seem to agree rubbish used as a verb is informal or “British slang.”

PS I realise the risk in posting any grammar comments given the typos and errors throughout my own blog. Yes, this is the pot calling the kettle black.


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2 responses to “New Vocab. Word: Rubbishes

  1. An American commenting on proper English. Oh, the irony! 😉

  2. PS we do say rubbished in Australia. 😀

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