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British Vs American English: 100+ Differences Illustrated

British Vs American English: 100+ Differences Illustrated
Given the amount of places around the world that English is spoken, various differences are bound to emerge. Despite how much the USA and UK have in common, there are enough differences between their two versions of the English language that someone may not always understand exactly what someone from the other country is saying. Fortunately, the US State Department has created a series of useful graphics to help clear things up. Show Full Text The US and the UK's imperial histories and modern influence over the world have changed the English language forever. Because it was exported to countries all over the world, it has been forced to accept different Even if you're a native speaker of UK or US English, there's a good chance you'll learn something new here. More info: (h/t: designyoutrust, demilked)

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Comment: ISIL jihadi 'speaks more Standard British English than Jihadi John' Release Date 04 January 2016 Following publication of a new jihadi video features an ISIL/Daesh militant with a 'British accent', please see comment below from a University of Reading linguistics expert. Professor Jane Setter, professor of phonetics at the University of Reading's Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics, said: "The speaker in this new jihadist video uses a British accent known as Multicultural London English (MLE). In some parts of London in particular, MLE is now heard more often among younger people of all kinds of ethnic backgrounds than the traditional London 'Cockney' accent. "This is similar to the accent of Mohammed Emwazi, the British man known as 'Jihadi John', who appeared in several violent extremist videos in 2014.

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