Suddenly the whole world is British again. I thought that we broke away from British rule a couple of years ago during that Revolutionary War thing. Maybe I am remembering wrong.
The headlines in British and American newspapers are announcing that “Royal Watchers are Royally Waiting as the Royal Duchess is in Royal Labour About to Give Royal Birth to a Royal Baby.”
I’m sorry, what? Since when can you royally wait? What is royal labour? And why are we putting the “u” back in labor? (Even my spell check is going crazy with red squiggly lines as I type labour.)
Come on America. We’ve progressed so far. At one point in time we did write labour, but now, we’ve shortened you to u. “That’s really funny” has been shortened to three little letters – lol – and “You’re a hot mess and you need to get your act together” is just SMH. So why, my fellow Americans, are we regressing to those more complicated times? Why can’t we continue to be ridiculously lazy?
In all seriousness, congratulations to Will and Kate on their new family. I wish for a safe delivery for mom and baby and I look forward to the announcement of the birth.