New Page On The AUE Site: Pronunciation...
There's a new page on the alt-usage-english site, showing the pronunciation of some...
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OED Has Another Thing Coming
The latest round of draft entries for the New Edition of the OED has been released...
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Interesting Article From The AUE's First...
"The centre/center question is a good example of why this is difficult. "Center"...
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Gershwin Says "Ersters" And I Say Baloney
While watching "Shall We Dance?" (1937) last evening, I noticed that the character...
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Embedded Mispronunciations
This morning I heard a BBC World Service announcer made reference to "Oppra" Winfrey...
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Hortense
I've tested all of the links in the Resources (Categorized Links) file at my Web...
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Ah = Ar, Aw = Or, Aw =/= Ah / Ar
Where I come from, good old England (north), these equalities hold. However, when...
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Common Usage
In another thread here, there was constant reference to the fact that certain words...
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Hindi, English And The Future
Forwarded message posted for discussion: Hindi, English and the future of India By...
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English And French: Peace, Not War?
Good evening, I want to beg for your indulgence: on one hand, English is not my mother...
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British Accent Perceptions
Scots accent 'is sound business' The majority of UK company directors would rather...
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How Do UK Dictionaries Say To Pronounce...
This is something I've always wondered about. In an American dictionary the word...
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Capital One: Vikings
I find it annoying that the Capital One "Vikings" all have British accents. They...
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DE Dackel Vs. EN Dachshund
Greetings. During lunch with my German colleagues today the following question arose...
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Horizonless Transcontinental Sentences...
Horizonless Transcontinental Sentences Department 25 April 2004 (( OK, children,...
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American British Pronunciations
I'm no Professor 'Iggens, but I have a lifelong interest in, and sensitivity for...
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Largest English Speaking Nation.
The leaders of India would do well to attempt to make everyone fluent in English...
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Word Ownership
Google calls in the 'language police' By Jonathan Duffy BBC News Online Google is...
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Pronunciation Of "Robin Hood"
I happened to catch an old Warner Bros. cartoon, from the 'Forties I'm guessing,...
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Syntax Or Semantics?
I've been semi-lurking here for a while and I thought I'd come in with a bit of flame...
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