Concerning Idioms
Recently, we've been revisiting some old disputes in alt.english.usage concerning...
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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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Latinos Or Hispanics
I call Spanish-speaking people in America Hispanics. Am I right in this, or wrong...
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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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Pronouncing "Don Quixote"
According to Google the British pronunciation is "quick-sote" whereas the US style...
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Pronunciation Of "Lieblich", And Other...
I remember Bob Lieblich has once posted about the pronunciation of his family name...
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'Centring'
I've long been familiar with the UK spellings 'centre' and 'theatre' as compared...
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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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Oogo Chavez
U.S. newsreaders always called Charles de Gaulle "Charlz," not "Sharl." They gave...
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Alt.Usage.Spanish.
I recently made my first posting at the AUS. My Spanish is God-awful. Has anyone...
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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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"A Not Unintelligent Man"?
Dear all, What do you think of the construction "a not unintelligent man"? I know...
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Pronunciation Of 'Forte' (Italian-Derived...
The various pronunciations of "forte" have been discussed before in these newsgroups...
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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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Use Translation Software On Book Publishing
Commercial translation software technologies are getting better and better. Today...
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