broken English
Definition - Imperfectly spoken English, especially that with incomplete or mistaken syntax.

Example -
No can get none satisfaction.

Oxford English Dictionary -
The term's first citation is from 1599:
"Breake thy minde to me in broken English."
(Shakes. Hen. V, v. ii. 265)

Quotation -
"English is the international language. Or, I should say, broken English is the international language."
(Source: Akira Nambara, quoted in the International Herald Tribune, September 28, 1987)



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