One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
America (used especially to emphasize qualities regarded as stereotypically American, such as materialism or fervent patriotism)‘over here in 'Merica we do what we want’‘in 'Murica, convenience rules’
- ‘If you love 'Merica you should buy everything on credit card!’
- ‘Detroit is plagued by 'Murica ' thinking'.’
- ‘What about the 'Murica tour he takes them on, showcasing various points of interest in our nation's capital?’
- ‘Yes, we are gluttons - it's 'Merica dammit!’
- ‘It is sadly just the way it is in good ol 'Merica.’
- ‘Surely there are no fascist nut-job media in 'Merica, are there?’
- ‘'Merica, you got yourselves a cool president there.’
- ‘How much more dysfunctional and ineffective can 'Murica get?’
- ‘We have to drop the once a year 'Murica nationalism.’
- ‘So you're saying I should be suspicious of everything made in 'Murica?’
Early19th century: representing a regional or non-standard pronunciation of America.
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