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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Podium/Lectern
An associate of mine referred to the stand he was speaking at as a "podium." I asked...
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"Exponential Growth", "Exponentially"
I guess this is how new words supplant old ones. One of those nasty shocks like learning...
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Purpose Of 'Formal'
This derives from the discussion that I had with Mike Lyle concerning 'incredible...
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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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Nucular Pronunciation In The US
Is the pronunciation "nucular" more common in certain parts of the US or is its usage...
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Pronoun Order
Okay, this is a question that must have been asked to death, but I haven't found...
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Offshored & Bangalored
I keep hearing the term "bangalored" used in reference to offshoring globalization...
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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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"Self-Loving"
Every day I wake up and appear to stumble over a usage I have not seen before. Today...
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Pronunciation Issue--Provide Proof
Help! It's contagious and spreading like a plague! I am referring to the usage of...
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Thuh Or Thee United States?
When you say the United States in normal speech without any emphasis, do you pronounce...
The Usage Of In And At?
Could you explain the differences between “in” and “at” in the following sentences...
Use Of Be?
1. We lost the bet. That can't be . 2. Is she the real owner of this place...
Expansion Of Meaning Of "Provision" (Vt...
Here's something seen in the wild: new computer marketing jargon that expands the...
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I Think We've Hoed This Row Before
The other day, in listening to coverage of the California recall vote, I heard a...
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Best Candidate For Spelling Of New Ology...
Being new to this group, I apologize if this question is not appropriate here. Would...
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How Vulgar Is "Ass" ?
I used to think that the word "ass" was simply slang for "buttocks" - rather crude...
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Tutoring English To Chinese Students ...
Hi folks,I'm not sure if this is the most appropriate group in which to ask this...
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Proper Conversation Usage?
'Cause when I called him we hadn't spoken in a week or so. or 'Cause when I called...