Tag Archives: American English

8 Wacky English Words that Sound Completely Made-Up

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The English language is both complex and quirky. Its idioms, words that aren’t pronounced at all like they’re spelled,  and confusing (or contradictory) rules, all from a part of the wonderful language we call English. So don’t be a nincompoop and stop your lollygagging, and read onto to learn about some of the craziest English(…)


The Next Steps for Our Ever-Evolving English

Whilst this joke is so old that it isn’t at all relative anymore, the idea that the English language might subtly adopt changes until it looks like something entirely different isn’t a new one. Linguists and us regular folk have been bemoaning the encroachment of lols into our everyday language for just about as long(…)


Why Native English Speakers Don’t Speak Other Languages Abroad (and why they should)

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To parler, or not to parler, is that the question? Or, in other words, how do you feel about using another language when you go on holiday? According to a British Council survey published in this BBC article, there are very mixed feelings amongst those from the UK when it comes to speaking a language(…)


Strange…or Accurate? An American’s Take on British English

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Speaking and understanding English is a complicated thing, whether it’s your mother tongue or an adopted language. From Great Britain to the United States and Australia to Scotland, English is spoken around the world as a primary and as a second language for many people looking to advance personally or professionally. Furthermore, the British are(…)