Lovely example of Americanisation mangle-isation of English

“Concertising”

Heard in an interview with Katie Hafner, who’s written a book about concert pianist Glenn Gould. She used the word in the context of Gould having stopped performing in concerts, only she said he’d ‘stopped concertising’.

Listen to the interview – the ear-ache inducing moment is not far from the end.

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