It's your language. You use it every day. You should strive to master it. My late mother, a 27-year, graduate-level professor of English, embedded that in my brain once upon a time. I’m not nearly as smart as she was, but I’m sharp enough to recognize that the vast majority of native-born Americans can’t speak or write English worth a lick.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
On tonight's evening news, KENS 5 reporter Karen Grace used the word "magistrated" as a verb.
This is the second time I've heard that usage. Back in 2006 WOAI reporter Kristina De Leon used it.