Andrey (azangru) wrote,

The Slavic Heritage

Learned from Pinker that Trump's nickname "The Donald" comes from the broken English of his former wife Ivana. The famous Slavic article-deafness in action:

For example, whereas a noun may be preceded by an article like the, a name may not be: you cannot refer to someone as the Donald, unless you are Ivana Trump, whose first language is Czech.

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