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Announcement: Thank you and goodbye 0 Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:25 pm
Announcement: Ask Antimoon 0 Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:24 pm
Free language learning software 0 Tue Aug 05, 2008 2:59 pm
Accent Sample Thread (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:45 pm
Interesting examples of hyper-correction (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:59 pm
What is the word she's saying? 2 Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:45 pm
Tom & Mike 1 Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:44 am
Does this forum have something against the Earth's satellite 14 Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:35 am
cot-caught distinction and GA 10 Tue Aug 05, 2008 2:25 am
2008 (pages: 1 2 3 ) 36 Mon Aug 04, 2008 9:27 pm
How can I wish more effectively??? 4 Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:43 pm
[4@] for "to". 4 Mon Aug 04, 2008 2:47 pm
Difference (pages: 1 2 3 ) 38 Mon Aug 04, 2008 9:24 am
you know... (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Mon Aug 04, 2008 7:39 am
the American accent and the Australian accent - Part 2 13 Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:25 am
Anti-Lunatic 2 Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:13 am
Why are native speakers so difficult to understand? 11 Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:12 am
you'll enjoy yourself here! 0 Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:04 am
can't miss it! 0 Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:02 am
idiom 2 Mon Aug 04, 2008 3:28 am
What people are called when they're convicted of crimes 12 Mon Aug 04, 2008 3:20 am
Can you guess where I am from? 10 Sun Aug 03, 2008 6:06 pm
tv show 1 Sun Aug 03, 2008 5:48 pm
AAVE preserves use of subjunctive mood?? 8 Sun Aug 03, 2008 4:47 am
white power 12 Sat Aug 02, 2008 7:09 pm
Umbelieavable 6 Sat Aug 02, 2008 6:33 pm
native accent? 3 Sat Aug 02, 2008 5:45 pm
Hong Kong-style (supposedly) kindergarten English materials (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Sat Aug 02, 2008 5:13 pm
latinate grammar? 3 Sat Aug 02, 2008 7:39 am
poem (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Fri Aug 01, 2008 10:41 pm
"like" (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Fri Aug 01, 2008 3:45 pm
William Shakespeare - The Best Ever? 10 Fri Aug 01, 2008 2:21 pm
Blond vs Blonde (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Fri Aug 01, 2008 6:17 am
"faggot" (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 60 Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:18 pm
"I am the best" 0 Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:01 pm
poem 2 Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:55 pm
Who and when? 0 Thu Jul 31, 2008 4:28 am
teenagers and young adults with fillers 8 Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:31 am
"comfortable" 2 Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:21 am
Is this sentence correctly constructed? 9 Wed Jul 30, 2008 10:40 pm
Be Part of our UK Holiday Vacation Survey and WIN Dream Pack 0 Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:37 pm
Egnlish as Cnihese Crahcaters (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:53 pm
per se 9 Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:02 pm
In wilderness.. 11 Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:46 pm
Do Hawaiians have General American accent? (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:58 am
Christian Bale's Accent in American Psycho 14 Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:53 am
niggardly (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 45 Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:29 am
quote 7 Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:14 am
Are they different or the same? 14 Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:19 am
Reading 5-digit numbers. 12 Wed Jul 30, 2008 1:46 am
manufactured accent 7 Tue Jul 29, 2008 5:17 pm
pin pen merger 4 Tue Jul 29, 2008 11:02 am
Can any one tell me the proper definition of verb? 3 Tue Jul 29, 2008 11:01 am
Name Speaking Dictionary 0 Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:58 am
rigermeriol 2 Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:56 am
Is 'yeah' a proper word? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 31 Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:35 am
CPE 0 Mon Jul 28, 2008 7:10 pm
Is it "I can't agree more" or "I can't agree 9 Mon Jul 28, 2008 2:44 pm
Modern English's preference for the etymology of first names 10 Mon Jul 28, 2008 11:48 am
stage craft 2 Mon Jul 28, 2008 4:03 am
PerfectPronunciation works for vista? 0 Sun Jul 27, 2008 8:48 pm
Disturbia 4 Sun Jul 27, 2008 6:41 pm
Split Infinitives (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Sun Jul 27, 2008 5:21 pm
Fossilization: Ways to Overcome (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sun Jul 27, 2008 10:51 am
intrigued 5 Sun Jul 27, 2008 6:26 am
Is the English language in transition? 7 Sat Jul 26, 2008 8:47 pm
Am i going wrong way ? 0 Sat Jul 26, 2008 7:31 pm
My English Accent (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Sat Jul 26, 2008 6:18 pm
how do you know when 'ch' is 'k'? 2 Sat Jul 26, 2008 3:59 am
compare these two imitations of American accent (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Fri Jul 25, 2008 9:15 pm
colored people, Afro-American (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:18 pm
Why are English speakers so lazy about learning? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ) 108 Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:19 pm
English spelling reform 4 Fri Jul 25, 2008 3:07 pm
Hall of famer 3 Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:52 am
Code X (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Fri Jul 25, 2008 3:59 am
Distinguishing Western accents (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 49 Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:48 pm
rated for 50MHz up toward the TV frequencies 2 Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:57 pm
Disadvantages of speaking no or little english in the US (pages: 1 2 3 ) 41 Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:36 pm
Do you think this woman is American? 8 Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:59 am
Public School means Private School in the UK? (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:48 am
Backwash 3 Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:33 am
Which is correct 1 Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:10 am
Going for a British accent, any advice? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 48 Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:32 pm
Paul O'Neill 0 Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:46 pm
Curse Words in the UK 0 Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:17 pm
How many and what languages do you speak? 10 Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:47 am
will - be going to 13 Tue Jul 22, 2008 3:53 pm
Does your accent change when you're drunk? 9 Tue Jul 22, 2008 5:15 am
ferry / fairy omophones? 12 Tue Jul 22, 2008 3:56 am
All right: British versus American usage 11 Mon Jul 21, 2008 4:36 pm
Hugh Laurie's Accent (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Mon Jul 21, 2008 4:15 pm
The USA has NO Official language (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 100 Mon Jul 21, 2008 4:02 pm
shop / sharp omophones? 7 Mon Jul 21, 2008 3:21 pm
BBC/American 8 Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:07 am
words for personalities and characters 1 Sun Jul 20, 2008 7:49 am
Teaching the Antimoon Method 5 Sun Jul 20, 2008 4:14 am
Are any of you "un-merging"? (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Sat Jul 19, 2008 6:25 pm
"Think you" replacing "Thank you"? 9 Sat Jul 19, 2008 4:59 am
Englishmen overdoing the US accent 5 Fri Jul 18, 2008 7:06 pm
Why do so many people insist that India is an English speaki (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Fri Jul 18, 2008 5:13 am
PEROXIDE 8 Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:06 am
What does CLEAN mean? 4 Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:32 am
dealing with rude people in western nations (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 98 Thu Jul 17, 2008 11:37 pm
Murder 4 Thu Jul 17, 2008 7:13 pm
How often do you look up song lyrics (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:22 pm
Rupert Everett's accent 3 Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:08 pm
Do I have a Canadian accent? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:01 pm
Midwest US "Grandparents" Dialect (pages: 1 2 3 ) 37 Thu Jul 17, 2008 5:31 pm
Legitimising dialect discrimination (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 93 Thu Jul 17, 2008 4:44 pm
Attempted murder! (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ) 80 Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:47 pm
Senior has anal committed 2 Thu Jul 17, 2008 9:53 am
Favourable stigmatised forms (pages: 1 2 3 ) 41 Thu Jul 17, 2008 6:49 am
Do British people understand American slangs? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 93 Thu Jul 17, 2008 3:26 am
Has anyone bought this book? 0 Wed Jul 16, 2008 9:57 pm
don't have...... have not 6 Wed Jul 16, 2008 9:26 pm
ROOM rhyming with FOOD.. ROOM rhyming with FOOT (AE) 6 Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:12 pm
Can one detect racial identity from speech? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 40 Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:32 pm
Do you "over report" or "under report"? 6 Tue Jul 15, 2008 5:15 pm
What would be the name? 3 Tue Jul 15, 2008 4:43 pm
the possessive form of everybody? 2 Tue Jul 15, 2008 1:17 pm
Vernacular form/s of English as prestige form/s. 6 Tue Jul 15, 2008 10:29 am
hate and friends 3 Tue Jul 15, 2008 8:06 am
My accent? 10 Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:20 pm
Did English start off as a creole language? (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Mon Jul 14, 2008 8:12 pm
This is the first time... 2 Mon Jul 14, 2008 7:27 pm
Why do most English speaking countries use "dollars&quo 11 Mon Jul 14, 2008 2:03 am
Acceptable in US English? (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Sun Jul 13, 2008 11:38 pm
hanging in nair 4 Sun Jul 13, 2008 9:00 pm
How popular is Shakespear today in US-UK? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 40 Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:05 pm
Have a Nice Day, How are you? etc. (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 91 Sat Jul 12, 2008 8:47 pm
Is English a bastardised German? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ) 127 Sat Jul 12, 2008 2:05 pm
Where has the Antimooner list gone? 9 Sat Jul 12, 2008 8:27 am
Why do evil characters have British accent? (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Fri Jul 11, 2008 6:20 am
shirt 3 Thu Jul 10, 2008 10:05 pm
catalyst for language evolution 4 Thu Jul 10, 2008 6:40 pm
English cases (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Thu Jul 10, 2008 3:59 pm
Which univsersity has the best English department? 11 Thu Jul 10, 2008 3:46 am
Which accent d u find the clearest to understand? 7 Thu Jul 10, 2008 1:39 am
man = humanity - sexist? 5 Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:58 pm
Judging intelligence the wrong way? 3 Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:56 pm
tag question 8 Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:01 am
Can you understand her English accent very well? 4 Wed Jul 09, 2008 12:05 am
garmmatical role ! 13 Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:42 am
hold off onto the report 1 Tue Jul 08, 2008 1:03 am
dara boy? 5 Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:31 pm
A.L.I.C.E. 7 Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:50 pm
Are they interchangeable or different? (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:53 am
How do you judge an accent as pretentious? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 95 Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:26 am
"Later", "Whatever" and "Duh" 10 Sat Jul 05, 2008 8:05 pm
Should English be renamed? (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Sat Jul 05, 2008 7:33 pm
Blue collar voters (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sat Jul 05, 2008 9:34 am
Is folks supplanting the word people? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sat Jul 05, 2008 7:10 am
Listen to this guy 0 Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:13 pm
preposition usage 1 Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:36 pm
phrase 2 Fri Jul 04, 2008 12:05 pm
What on earth does a leftist and rightist mean in English? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 61 Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:52 am
Is the "sht" sound taking over for the "st&qu (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:22 pm
Do you read English magnazines? What r they? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 63 Thu Jul 03, 2008 7:13 pm
Questions of Pronunciation 7 Thu Jul 03, 2008 5:32 am
Does this sentence make any sense? 6 Thu Jul 03, 2008 2:39 am
hold up 4 Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:36 pm
Aren't glottal stops used in Australian English? 3 Wed Jul 02, 2008 7:47 am
Why do we still lack proper analysis tools to study accent? 1 Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:13 am
How many words r there in the English language? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Tue Jul 01, 2008 10:35 pm
Transcription of Venture 3 Tue Jul 01, 2008 10:30 pm
what does it mean ?.... please help me 3 Tue Jul 01, 2008 9:28 pm
How to specify a friend's sex 5 Tue Jul 01, 2008 5:47 pm
Technical question about SuperMemo 0 Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:49 pm
Anyone konws a BBC female news reader Sowey Daimon? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 35 Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:53 pm
The origins of the Australian term "Manchester" fo 4 Tue Jul 01, 2008 7:58 am
Should I put "the" here? 1 Tue Jul 01, 2008 7:35 am
What are the differences between tone and intonation? 1 Tue Jul 01, 2008 7:25 am
I Love Laura's English (pages: 1 2 3 ) 34 Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:45 am
Mafia 4 Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:40 am
cross 2 Tue Jul 01, 2008 2:03 am
English sounds like singing? 10 Mon Jun 30, 2008 10:53 pm
PITTSBURGH ACCENT 9 Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:23 pm
Do men use standard forms less that women do 1 Sun Jun 29, 2008 11:19 pm
can you recognise an English accent in a foreign language? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 44 Sun Jun 29, 2008 9:55 pm
POSH English - does it make life easier? 14 Sun Jun 29, 2008 1:07 pm
hang up on me? 3 Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:39 am
Do you pronounce the "H" in White? (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Sun Jun 29, 2008 3:00 am
Underlying meaning. 3 Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:35 pm
bone 5 Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:30 pm
Two expressions. 6 Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:27 pm
What is the difference? 5 Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:44 am
scrubs season 8 6 Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:15 am
chat up lines 2 Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:12 am
dull / doll merger 2 Fri Jun 27, 2008 10:58 pm
Learn English Online 2 Fri Jun 27, 2008 9:14 pm
Pronunciation of "mega". 5 Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:01 pm
prorocol 11 Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:55 pm
What does this mean? 7 Fri Jun 27, 2008 2:55 pm
What are the common words with markedly US-UK sounds? (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Fri Jun 27, 2008 12:50 pm
Craving respect 9 Fri Jun 27, 2008 1:33 am
CringeFest 8: ironical (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:35 pm
Reduction (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:41 pm
Can Native Speakers explain these? 3 Thu Jun 26, 2008 3:59 pm
10 seconds transition between words 3 Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:25 am
Concord: there's/there are + plural noun 6 Thu Jun 26, 2008 1:52 am
Do native speakers pronounce the fricative sound in "mo 7 Wed Jun 25, 2008 9:44 pm
need help, american english difference 5 Wed Jun 25, 2008 9:39 pm
Why yes has 3 forms and no has 1 form 10 Wed Jun 25, 2008 7:27 pm
Please help 5 Wed Jun 25, 2008 6:30 pm
Why are non-native speakers so obsessed with RP? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 34 Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:32 am
I need my hair cutting?? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:33 am
Thosma's mother or Thomas' mother? 6 Tue Jun 24, 2008 9:15 am
comic books 2 Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:55 am
A lot of (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Tue Jun 24, 2008 12:15 am
Is it true? 3 Mon Jun 23, 2008 11:07 am
Non-rhotic accents in the american south 3 Mon Jun 23, 2008 4:46 am
Why is Boston Accent non-rhotic? 14 Sun Jun 22, 2008 5:28 pm
Which magazines are widely read in English-speaking nations? 1 Sun Jun 22, 2008 1:33 pm
the American accent and the Australian accent 0 Sun Jun 22, 2008 3:57 am
Colorful accents 4 Sun Jun 22, 2008 3:44 am
Is glottal stop widely spread in the UK and US? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Sun Jun 22, 2008 2:21 am
Do Canadian teenage girls speak like Valley girls? (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Sat Jun 21, 2008 9:05 pm
Is English becoming simpler and simpler to use? 11 Sat Jun 21, 2008 6:48 pm
sts 8 Sat Jun 21, 2008 2:26 pm
Native discovery (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Fri Jun 20, 2008 10:49 pm
savvy 2 Fri Jun 20, 2008 2:29 pm
British sense of time vs. American (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ) 112 Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:22 pm
bottle butter 5 Wed Jun 18, 2008 5:54 pm
PerfectPronunciation: say properly English words? 1 Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:54 pm
size of the USA (pages: 1 2 3 ) 39 Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:29 am
Why newspaper or magazine titles are grammatically wrong 9 Wed Jun 18, 2008 4:15 am
Grammatical acceptability 0 Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:58 am
/me shakes his head. 5 Tue Jun 17, 2008 1:49 am
How challenging is it to study phonetics and phonology? 2 Sun Jun 15, 2008 4:31 pm
What happened with langcafe.net the other forum? 13 Sun Jun 15, 2008 9:56 am
How is RP viewed by non-RP Speakers in the UK? (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Sat Jun 14, 2008 8:23 pm
Stigmatised Standard (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sat Jun 14, 2008 8:20 pm
"A whole nother" 8 Sat Jun 14, 2008 5:03 pm
What is an INTELLECTUAL ? 8 Sat Jun 14, 2008 2:04 am
What do u think of Oprah's accent? 5 Fri Jun 13, 2008 6:51 pm
standard spoken English 6 Fri Jun 13, 2008 5:57 pm
my ass! 3 Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:03 am
how we decided that someone thinks thay are better than... 0 Fri Jun 13, 2008 7:29 am
Should everyone learn English alone at home? 9 Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:21 am
Why is it so difficult to gain native-sounding accent? 14 Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:19 am
pronunciation of a name 2 Thu Jun 12, 2008 9:53 pm
What is the chance of meeting a guy speaking RP in London? 5 Thu Jun 12, 2008 7:29 pm
What really constitutes Standard British English? (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Thu Jun 12, 2008 7:02 pm
movies improving speaking english ability? 12 Thu Jun 12, 2008 6:40 pm
I don't really see a problem. 2 Thu Jun 12, 2008 4:07 pm
tail-to-head 1 Thu Jun 12, 2008 6:45 am
Why did he take German classes? 14 Thu Jun 12, 2008 5:51 am
Where has the American guy Kef gone? (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Wed Jun 11, 2008 6:03 am
RP and GA similarities and differences (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:56 pm
terror = terrorism 13 Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:45 pm
very good vs really good 10 Tue Jun 10, 2008 5:43 pm
substitution ! 6 Tue Jun 10, 2008 4:17 pm
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