National Spelling Bee
I've been watching and I 've yet to see them present a word of English /Anglo-Saxon...
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Decline Of The English Language
Here is a mini lesson for those native English-language speakers that write as though...
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Use Of Contractions In Written English
Hi everybody, I thougt that you shouldn't use contractions in written english (uups...
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English Reform?
If it were feasible, would you reform any aspect of the English language other than...
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English Children & Reading Learning
Hi, Being a non native speaker, I'd like to know how native English read to learn...
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Internet Chat And The Devolution Of Language
I'm researching a project on real-time written communication (AIM, ICQ, etc.) and...
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"Er" Pronounced "Ar"
16th century poetry seems to indicate that early modern English speakers would often...
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Spelling Of "Bylaws"
Please what is the correct spelling of "bylaw" and "bylaws"? I was trying to find...
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Apostrophe Is Only For Missing Letter...
Hello I see we have some Old English cognoscenti in this forum so I wondered if someone...
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Putable Or Puttable?
Used in financial terms, "put(t)able swap," for example - meaning capable of being...
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Inter Alia
Hi, I'd appreciate any clues to finding an English word abbreviation of latin "i...
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26 Letters; 1 Sentence; No Repeats
Zyxt Qishm V Jug Band wreck/flop. Zyxt Qishm Job Pad V wreck flung. Zyxt is the last...
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Differences Between Orthography/Spelling...
Why does the English language have differences between orthography/spelling and pronunciation...
List Or DB Of Abbreviations
Hello alt.usage.english users, I have come across the problem several times, that...
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English Language Records?
Who keeps the record of English (English) spelling and grammar? If there is no record...
Word Spelling Difficulty Ratings
There are references listing the most frequently misspelled English words, but is...
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Can You SMS Me?
Hi all, British technical writer working abroad and trying to learn Swenglish (in...
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A Good 'Un
"Tha's right brahma, tha is", means you are a really good chap. "It's a brahma do...
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Contraction Forms - Spoken American English...
Dear forum teachers! I ran into a lot of questions about the contraction forms...
What Tense Is This?
While boning up on my Latin phrases recently, I noticed the abbreviation "Q.E.D....
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