Results tagged “british english”

Do not might one's understand to speak

By Tdol on Oct 4, 2011 | | 1 Comments

The title comes from Pedro Carolino's English as She is Spoke (1883), an accidental classic that is meant to be an English phrasebook and conversational guide, but as the author couldn't speak much, or any, English, he created a garbled translation of a Portuguese-French phrasebook that has a charm in its ridiculousness.

Johnny Yesno

By Tdol on Sep 24, 2011 | | 0 Comments

As I no longer live in the UK and only go back a couple of times a year, I may miss some of the changes occurring in British English that aren't easily seen on the web, so I keep in contact with all sorts of sources who try to keep me up to date.

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