Desirable USA Name-Change
This may be a wild and crazy idea, but the correct name for the "USA" or "America...
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"Hot Dogs" As "Sausages" - Redux
A coincidence. Just as I finished lunch a hot dog on a bun, a tomato, potato salad...
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Americans Rarely Read!
Americans rarely read! Conjecture, yes, but what else could explain this? I don...
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The Decline And Fall Of The American Empire...
Recently, we've had a discussion on the "rank" of various countries, in particular...
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Is This A Strictly American
Is this a strictly American alternative for 'female student' ? What do, say, Australians...
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An American On Britishisms
Does anyone have any comments about this?
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Legos?
My son has asked me to tap into the collective wisdom of aue - here is his request...
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Should I Use The British Or American Spelling...
If I am writing an article about paper money, to a world-wide readership, including...
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Pedophiliac Phobia, Mixed With Homophobia
As RTE Online, an Irish new service, reported: The pop star Michael Jackson is to...
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Cilantro Or Coriander
Is there a pondian difference in the use of these terms? For that matter, is there...
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Traffic Circles, Rotaries, And Roundabouts
An off-topic thread in alt.folklore.computers brought it to my attention that many...
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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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"That's Not The Way We Talk"
"That's not the way we talk" is the headline above an article printed on today's...
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"Zed" Vs. "Zee"
Recently I was watching "Men in Black" (it was being played on a cable station and...
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Only In America
What do Americans say when we say "Only in America"? Stupot
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Are Bre Phone Terms Turning Ame?
I just phoned a hospital in England and was told by a recorded voice that the extension...
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The Ame 'O' Sound
I've noticed on American-oriented dictionaries/wordlists dotted about the WWW that...
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Canadian Usage
According to Garner's Modern American Usage, substiting the phrase "as well" for...
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That Is So Not True.
That is so not true. You are so not hideous. I've heard these from American TV anmations...
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Speling Refohrm
Hay, Yahl*, Luhks liek itz ben awiel sins ther haz ben anee seereeus diskushon ov...
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