Tag Archives: British English

American English – a British take

Following on from my post about the Economist debating whether the English-speaking world should adopt American English, here’s an interesting blog post about some of the differences between American and British English. A sample: But whenever I open my mouth here, I’m conscious that it’s always a bit of an experiment. People think we speak(…)


Economist Debates: Should the English-speaking world adopt American English?

An interesting debate has been running over at The Economist, the matter being English. More specifically: This house believes that the English-speaking world should adopt American English. About the debate: More than 1 billion people are believed to speak some form of English. For every native speaker there are at least three non-native speakers. English(…)