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These facts are about the future and how things might go, unless we make a change for a better future. 139 more words

Ya Gotta Love American English

I’m kinda goin’ out on a limb here, but I’d say all English-speaking countries have their regional dialects and idiomatic expressions that are peculiar to a certain part of the country.   635 more words


Sneck the Door (Snippets 53)

In 1792 Sir John Sinclair published his Observations on the Scottish Dialect.  Sinclair was the 1st Baronet of Ulbster and Thurso Castle, and was a Member of Parliament from 1780.  402 more words


Spanish IPA with English approximations

A useful tool when working with a native Spanish ELL.

Can Google Translate Understand A Liverpool Accent?

Having been born and raised in Liverpool, I was interested and amused to read an article entitled, “Can Google Translate Understand A Liverpool Accent” ( 67 more words

Their blood cries out from the ground on which our houses stand ...


(That’s “Hello!” in the Yugambeh language of the Indigenous people that once called Logan home.)

In Queensland there are over 100 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and dialects; today only about 30 are spoken on a daily basis!

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first post!

My name is Naomi and I am currently studying Linguistics and English Language at the University of Edinburgh. I am in my 4th year and in the middle of writing my dissertation, which is about the connection (or possible lack of one) between how people speak to their pals and tweet on twitter. 58 more words