Embedded Mispronunciations
This morning I heard a BBC World Service announcer made reference to "Oppra" Winfrey...
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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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Knitted Garments
I haven't been around these parts for quite a while so I'll just introduce myself...
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Oogo Chavez
U.S. newsreaders always called Charles de Gaulle "Charlz," not "Sharl." They gave...
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Proposed Addition Of Name Pronunciations...
I would very much appreciate if there would be an ASCII IPA list of how-to-pronounce...
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"A Not Unintelligent Man"?
Dear all, What do you think of the construction "a not unintelligent man"? I know...
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Use Translation Software On Book Publishing
Commercial translation software technologies are getting better and better. Today...
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What Nationality Have The Best Foriegn...
What nationality have the best foriegn accent when speaking English. I've personally...
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Let's Practice Spoken English
According to me Voice chat is more important.. to practice English speaking... so...
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Various writers have commented on the strange results that occur when British authors...
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We All Have Heard?
I'm about to add a sentence from a client onto a web page. I'm unsure which of these...
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When Does One Say 'One'?
Hallo, something I still don't understand in (british) English is the usage of 'one...
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I've Been Studying For CPE
I've been studying for CPE (Cambridge Proficiency) for an year and a half in a row...
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Patronize?
I don't think I totally understand this word and I am not sure I could find a Chinese...
English Word For Jalebi?
Hi Is jalebi sold in any of the English speaking countries? It's a very tasty sweet...
Gender-Specific Nouns
In many languages (including my native language), all nouns are gender specific ...
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Eoin Pronunciation
By extreme coincidence, I've just seen Artemis Ward author Eoin Colfer on TV and...
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How Do You Pronounce Fractions In British...
Hello, I am looking for the right pronunciation of fractions in British English....
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