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The English language
A very interesting aticle published on August,13, 2001 in the
European issue of
is a name given to the form of English widely spoken in and
around London and,more generally, in the southeast of England
-- along the river Thames and its estuary. ...
US President Proves How Difficult English Really Is!
Can you correct his mistakes...
Acronyms such as 'URT1' (Translation: You are the one) which young people (and some old) are using when sending SMS messages, speaking in chat rooms or sending e-mail. Here is a resource for English learners that provides a definition and an explanation in simple English.
Is txt ruining the English language?
some points of view
The joy of text
Collection of fun features related to text
messaging, facts and figures , video clips,
more than 300 tongue twisters to keep your tongue busy
Here are some more examples of onomatopoeia in context
A dictionary of comic book words
a browsable list of some of the vocabulary of sounds found in traditional comics
BTW,ASAP etc…what do they mean ?
check in a dictionary of acronyms
The Word Detective on the Web is the online version of The Word Detective, a newspaper column answering readers'
questions about words and language.
Origins of phrases
English sayings and customs
words listed by themes
Here we're concerned only with deviations from the standard use of English as
judged by sophisticated users such as professional writers, editors, teachers, and
literate executives and personnel officers. The aim of this site is to help you avoid
low grades, lost employment opportunities, lost business, and titters of amusement
at the way you write or speak.
A collection of some of the most frequently misspelled, commonly confused and easily misused words
This article gives information about how to say and write numbers in English. It also outlines some of the differences in the use of numbers between British and American English.