Counter
I know that the word "counter", when used domestically, is predominantly a North...
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What A Jerk!
I have stated before my reasons for being skeptical of the belief that the noun ...
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John Kerry's Pronunciation Of "America...
I've heard John Kerry pronounce the word "America" (a'm3:rik&) (& ==> schwa),...
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Some Words That I Need Help To Pronounce...
Hi everyone, I've studied American English with some audio books and I learnt some...
Dutch Words In English Language?
I have another question, but I'm not sure whether this is the right group to ask...
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Donkey Jacket
How would you say "donkey jacket" in American English ? Isabelle
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You Never Hear An American Say 'HAITCH...
So why can't some Brits including certain BBC newsreaders say 'aitch' - IMHO people...
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Three Questions About Modal Verbs
I have already posted this on alt.usage.english, but I didn't get any answer. I thought...
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British English-American English
Today many people are mixing B.E. and A.E. so l decided to post here some differences...
Very - Really - Quite?
Hello everyone, I would like to know the differences about these word: Very, really...
American English Phonetics (Phonics?)...
Hi, Would someone recommend an online resource, preferably free, or a (text)book...
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Yahoo
Long before Yahoo.com existed, yahoo was a fairly common derogatory in American...
Which Sentence Is Correct In American...
Which sentence is correct in American English? 1) a)How many state are there in...
Corpus English?
Hi, Recently, I happened to be interested in Corpus English. I've found out some...
Touche?
Yellow everyone! I heard this word from a Brit the other day. My question is firstly...
Usage Of "Broad Strokes"?
Hi, Is "in broad strokes" a common substitute for "generally, without going into...
Most Used Dictionary Of American English...
Hello guys, could you tell me what is the most used dictionary in the US by native...
Are These Correct In American English...
are these correct in American English? 1)The sentence "It is not good" means it...
Abbreviation For 'American English' And...
Hi teachers, Which is the correct abbreviation for them because I've seen different...
Sank Vs Sunk?
Hi Do you use " sank " or " sunk " as the past tense of " sink "? I think that in...