Commoners’ English: Two nice little

Commoners’ English
: Two nice little word moments on NPR while fighting traffic tonight:

In a report on the closing of token booths in New York, protest came not (yet) from traditionalists (who will soon lament the death of the token) but, of course, from the token-booth-attendant union, who whined about closing “token boots.”

In the obit of an armadillo promoter, his pal said he was an “affectionado” of the little creatures. I am an affectionado of many things, including tokens.