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Subject:  Borrow and loan Date:  3/6/2010  9:38 PM
Author:  QCA Number:  748 of 756

There seems to be a trend among young people to use "borrow" where "loan" is appropriate. Especially on Judge Judy, some kid is always saying, "I borrowed him the money." Good grief. (Judge Judy always corrects them, usually numerous times.)
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