• Sugarcoat, mulligan, and 9 more words we can credit to US presidents

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    US presidents have had a major impact on the English language.
    Presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump have helped introduce words into our speech.
    Some of the words presidents helped popularize include "mulligan," "sugarcoat," and even "OK."
    For as long as the United States has existed, Americans have played close attention to what the president says.
    So it's no surprise that presidents have had a huge impact on the English language itself.
    Presidents are responsible for introducing millions of Americans to words that we now consider ordinary. Thomas Jefferson, for example, is...
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