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    Quote Originally Posted by DRMARIO View Post
    Oh please, us English think this all the time. We don't need a thread to clarify that we're right.

    English is the language of the English, at least, it was. I don't think Americans, or any English-variant-speaking other can comment and say that the way the English (generally) speak the language is wrong.
    Folks we have a winner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brawny View Post
    The fricking way you pronounce it?

    PLOOOOWWWWWWWW

    Oh please- we British don't need to simplify words' spelling in order to make it look like it's pronounced.

    Chips > fries
    That's a good one that I didn't think of.

    Simon Cowell, what a dick.

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    Oh please- we British don't need to simplify words' spelling in order to make it look like it's pronounced.
    ...Arse?

    No, you change your pronunciation to Englishify it even when the word is from a foreign source. (Fillet as opposed to fill-ay).

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    Controversial. DRMARIO's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brawny View Post
    ...Arse?

    No, you change your pronunciation to Englishify it even when the word is from a foreign source. (Fillet as opposed to fill-ay).
    I agree with you on the 'Englishifying' words, thing, though it isn't always the case.

    And Arse is a completely different word to Ass.

    Enoch was right.


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    British English > American English.
    Written American English is just lazy but I love it when Americans talk .. .. .. .. calling trousers 'pants' and their bottom a 'fanny' *









    *yes I'm very childish

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    Quote Originally Posted by captainff View Post
    British English > American English.
    Written American English is just lazy but I love it when Americans talk .. .. .. .. calling trousers 'pants' and their bottom a 'fanny' *
    Dont forget
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    I dont think anyone can pull somebody while waring one so calling it a fannypack is wrong


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    Quote Originally Posted by captainff View Post
    calling trousers 'pants' and their bottom a 'fanny'


    *sniggers*

    Yes, I am also very childish.

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    For the majority of people, it's going to be American, because that's what foreigners learn. Also, you won't be marked down on British tests if you write in "American" English, especially for the realise/realize thing, where realise is actually the spelling that came after and a lot of British writers prefer to use realize.

    Every time I typed that I wrote realise though. >_>
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frogger View Post
    For the majority of people, it's going to be American, because that's what foreigners learn. Also, you won't be marked down on British tests if you write in "American" English, especially for the realise/realize thing, where realise is actually the spelling that came after and a lot of British writers prefer to use realize.

    Every time I typed that I wrote realise though. >_>
    The way I look at it, the British dialect evolved, the Yanks' didn't.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Napalmbrain View Post
    The way I look at it, the British dialect evolved, the Yanks' didn't.
    xD So... In every other case the American dialect evolved?

    We like our Francais, not Greek. How much you hate to admit it, Navarre.
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