Stephen Colbert on Standard English in The Times: ‘Talk to Your Crosswords Editor’

“The word police at The New York Times have banned the word ‘tweet,’” said Stephen Colbert last night on The Colbert Report.

“Listen, The Times, if you want to get rid of words no one uses talk to your crosswords editor Will Shortz. What the hell is an alb?!”

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