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Over time American English diverged from British English noticeably - so much so that George Bernard Shaw quipped that England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
COHA and COCA are based on large scanned collections of American English texts from the past 202 years.
1) COCA: The Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) is the largest freely-available corpus of English, and the only large and balanced corpus of American English.
British English, for whatever reason, is innovating and changing while American English remains very conservative and traditional in its speech patterns," he added.
So I explained to him that dohnt esk, is Yinglish for freg nisht, which morphed into the commonly used American English expression "don't ask," meaning "What's the sense of asking?
A readable introduction to American English accounts for the shift from British style.
For a variety of reasons, American English has become the world's most influential language.
Then DIVIDED BY A COMMON LANGUAGE: A GUIDE TO BRITISH AND AMERICAN ENGLISH is for you: a fascinating survey and detailed comparison of language and customs which differ between the UK and UK.
that black English and standard American English are growing more widely apart in grammar, pronunciation, and more.
As a whole, the collection offers a state-of-the art report on research on Southern American English.
The dsPIC30F Speech Recognition Library provides isolated, speaker-independent word recognition of North American English.
It has also to be pointed out that primarily the verbal system of British English is discussed, with American English being largerly neglected.
Other Hawaiian words now common in American English are aloha (a greeting or farewell) and luau (an outdoor picnic usually featuring a whole barbecued pig).
Opp-Beckman, technology coordinator at the American English Institute at the University of Oregon, describes an online training course for African teachers of English held in Fall 2001.
For one of many examples, it has become the world-wide language of air travel, so that there is at least one unfortunate example of a bad accident from an international pilot failing to understand an American English term used by a controller at an American airport.
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