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Announcement: Thank you and goodbye 0 Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:25 pm
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HELP - Possesive form. (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ) 105 Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:49 pm
Any difference between "southeast" and "south 7 Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:35 am
I don't understand this sentence 5 Mon Dec 17, 2007 5:00 am
Ebonics translation 13 Mon Dec 17, 2007 2:18 am
A couple of expressions not found in dictionary 5 Mon Dec 17, 2007 1:38 am
The Century! 5 Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:41 pm
Cloning - Can you correct my mistakes 3 Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:05 pm
origin of "o'clock" , "let's" (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Sun Dec 16, 2007 1:45 pm
Sports Offense and Defense 3 Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:59 am
let 6 Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:20 am
Varieties of English Accents and Dialects 12 Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:37 pm
Wannabe? (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:21 pm
How to call these cooking stuff? 2 Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:03 pm
What is the accent of British Prince William like? 1 Sat Dec 15, 2007 9:00 am
Becoming perfectly proficient in English 5 Sat Dec 15, 2007 8:50 am
say says 7 Fri Dec 14, 2007 9:40 pm
go + to 1 Fri Dec 14, 2007 5:58 pm
set 0 Fri Dec 14, 2007 4:31 pm
enable 5 Fri Dec 14, 2007 3:32 pm
Articles are weird 11 Fri Dec 14, 2007 3:00 pm
to improve English knowledge 5 Fri Dec 14, 2007 7:39 am
wake vs wake up 3 Fri Dec 14, 2007 5:40 am
Tense 1 Thu Dec 13, 2007 8:05 pm
imposed norms 0 Thu Dec 13, 2007 5:13 pm
Pronunciation of 'to' in today/tomorrow (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Thu Dec 13, 2007 4:28 pm
Is there any rule at all for the stress of compound words? 5 Thu Dec 13, 2007 3:15 pm
Writing/editing session on Amsterdam guidebook 0 Thu Dec 13, 2007 5:07 am
trying to write a poem (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:55 am
Could English be easier using French spelling? 12 Wed Dec 12, 2007 11:09 pm
Shall (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:34 pm
which accent do you prefer British or American? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 10 11 12 13 14 ) 207 Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:36 pm
Which English accent is the most popular today? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 67 Wed Dec 12, 2007 7:29 pm
Cher's accent 4 Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:00 am
Does English have palatisation? 9 Wed Dec 12, 2007 6:20 am
Can British people pretend to speak like Americans? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 19 20 21 22 23 ) 337 Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:57 am
PEOPLE FROM CONNECTICUT, USA 13 Tue Dec 11, 2007 8:47 pm
kept (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:14 am
girl - gro? 5 Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:25 pm
handsome girl (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:37 am
Are some Scottish and Irish accents really inintelligeble? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ) 155 Mon Dec 10, 2007 9:06 am
Total immersion 0 Mon Dec 10, 2007 6:19 am
put on 2 Mon Dec 10, 2007 5:32 am
Recommend contemporary short story writters. 8 Mon Dec 10, 2007 4:56 am
loser 4 Mon Dec 10, 2007 4:46 am
oopsy daisy 1 Mon Dec 10, 2007 2:18 am
What American accent do you have? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 55 Mon Dec 10, 2007 2:02 am
My spelling reform proposal. (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 60 Mon Dec 10, 2007 1:07 am
Pronunciation of "tunes" in UK and N. America 13 Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:25 pm
staircase english 13 Sun Dec 09, 2007 1:40 pm
and 1 Sun Dec 09, 2007 5:29 am
I have a little doubt about the word 'THEE' 3 Sat Dec 08, 2007 11:04 am
Games 1 Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:20 am
Spelling Reform Proposal (pages: 1 2 3 ) 41 Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:41 am
Uptalking / Like / American dialects (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Fri Dec 07, 2007 10:26 pm
Why did English spelling become such a mess? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Fri Dec 07, 2007 8:57 pm
How do other countries teach English? (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Fri Dec 07, 2007 7:30 pm
Why do I have Canadian Raising if I'm not Canadian? 11 Fri Dec 07, 2007 7:07 pm
making a request 5 Fri Dec 07, 2007 2:01 pm
How do you understand this sentence? 2 Fri Dec 07, 2007 1:05 pm
Speaking is a torture 4 Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:52 pm
Where can I hear the Boston Brahmin accent? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 31 Fri Dec 07, 2007 5:12 am
English is the only official language in the USA? 5 Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:01 am
Recommend authors/movies for BRITISH English 4 Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:17 pm
5th edition of Collins COBUILD Advanced Learners' Dictionary 6 Thu Dec 06, 2007 12:28 pm
phonics 1 Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:49 am
Feedback On My Accent 2 Thu Dec 06, 2007 4:33 am
English is the most suitable language for singing songs? 10 Thu Dec 06, 2007 2:32 am
How to say hairs in some private parts in daily life? 12 Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:14 pm
Using the past tense to talk about the future 7 Wed Dec 05, 2007 4:20 am
pronunciation 1 Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:55 am
English is dying (pages: 1 2 3 ) 37 Wed Dec 05, 2007 1:07 am
1901-1909 2 Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:24 am
"Shooting the shit" 2 Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:27 pm
What accent does State SecretaryCondoleezza Rice speak with? 11 Tue Dec 04, 2007 7:10 pm
I wanna speak Irish accent (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ) 80 Tue Dec 04, 2007 7:09 pm
Russian accent sound clips (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Tue Dec 04, 2007 5:24 pm
Feedback on my accent, please (file attached) (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Tue Dec 04, 2007 3:46 pm
is HONOURARY acceptable spelling? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Tue Dec 04, 2007 3:39 pm
gold digger 2 Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:31 pm
apple pie 7 Tue Dec 04, 2007 5:54 am
Which English-speaking city is most culturally diverse? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ) 79 Tue Dec 04, 2007 1:25 am
ninety (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Tue Dec 04, 2007 1:24 am
"fifty" and "sixty". 3 Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:36 am
Phonetic Translation 2 Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:16 pm
Question about IPA: Is [a] a front vowel? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Mon Dec 03, 2007 6:54 pm
American Vs. British English again ... 11 Mon Dec 03, 2007 9:00 am
California/Spanish accent 4 Mon Dec 03, 2007 4:36 am
best english speakers (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 68 Mon Dec 03, 2007 4:20 am
Fear of long words 8 Sun Dec 02, 2007 9:43 pm
is it difficult to speak English? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 8 9 10 11 12 ) 167 Sun Dec 02, 2007 7:24 pm
What is the closest language to English? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ) 151 Sun Dec 02, 2007 9:48 am
Why latin words are used for scientific terms? (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Sun Dec 02, 2007 8:37 am
Medieval or Mediaeval 12 Sun Dec 02, 2007 3:57 am
Who were the first people who spoke English? 3 Sat Dec 01, 2007 5:03 pm
worry (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sat Dec 01, 2007 7:19 am
how to pronunce "is" before a word that begins w/a 3 Sat Dec 01, 2007 12:06 am
turn around 2 Fri Nov 30, 2007 3:42 pm
Do they have the same meaning? 1 Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:29 pm
sexy back (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:10 pm
Resurrection of Singular "they" (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:59 am
which one to use? entablement? pedestal? 1 Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:44 pm
Do Dutch people speak the best English? (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Thu Nov 29, 2007 1:59 pm
The Canterbury Tales! 2 Thu Nov 29, 2007 1:03 pm
New York accent? (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Thu Nov 29, 2007 7:46 am
The proper plural form of spoonful: spoonsful or spoonfuls? 3 Thu Nov 29, 2007 6:10 am
as of? 1 Thu Nov 29, 2007 5:04 am
Does English risk being replaced? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 8 9 10 11 12 ) 165 Thu Nov 29, 2007 3:50 am
Stephen Krashen 12 Thu Nov 29, 2007 3:30 am
Why Americans can't spell! (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ) 78 Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:45 pm
you are so american! (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:32 pm
good into on baths 0 Wed Nov 28, 2007 5:46 pm
What is the default meaning of "It's getting late" 2 Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:32 am
The limits of my language mean the limits of my world. 3 Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:52 am
OK and all right 10 Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:59 am
Organize or organise? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 60 Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:58 pm
Lay - Lie 4 Tue Nov 27, 2007 7:58 pm
Which one makes more sense? (Native English speakers plz!) (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Tue Nov 27, 2007 3:29 pm
listen to news online 2 Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:56 am
"Nerve Wrecking" 5 Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:04 am
deTAIL or DEtail? 11 Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:00 pm
Scouse accent (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Mon Nov 26, 2007 2:29 pm
None vs not any 7 Mon Nov 26, 2007 4:43 am
"Mind you" (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Mon Nov 26, 2007 4:24 am
come away with solutions 9 Mon Nov 26, 2007 12:46 am
A question about 2 idioms 9 Sun Nov 25, 2007 7:44 pm
How do u pronounce "federal"? 10 Sun Nov 25, 2007 6:21 pm
Is it possible to memorize the whole dictionary? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 45 Sun Nov 25, 2007 4:59 pm
Northwest vs. Midwest accent 6 Sun Nov 25, 2007 3:50 am
"psyche" and "like" 4 Sun Nov 25, 2007 2:41 am
Which accent is really more popular in the world? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 9 10 11 12 13 ) 193 Sat Nov 24, 2007 10:04 pm
"mature" 14 Sat Nov 24, 2007 7:44 pm
The Colonization of The New World 13 Sat Nov 24, 2007 6:48 pm
Addition of possessive "'s" at the end of store na 5 Fri Nov 23, 2007 7:57 am
Grammar 3 Fri Nov 23, 2007 1:08 am
Does this "say" anything to any of you? 9 Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:26 pm
"dumb" to describe people incapable of speech 3 Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:26 pm
on the street vs. in the street 5 Thu Nov 22, 2007 11:07 pm
Prudes abound (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Thu Nov 22, 2007 10:37 pm
Let's take a vote. 2 Thu Nov 22, 2007 9:45 pm
pretty 5 Thu Nov 22, 2007 9:33 pm
Father-Bother distinction (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Thu Nov 22, 2007 9:26 pm
A little goes a long way 0 Thu Nov 22, 2007 5:27 pm
"Love" - the ending of the letter (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 66 Thu Nov 22, 2007 2:07 pm
ashu 4 Thu Nov 22, 2007 1:00 am
to plan a question 3 Wed Nov 21, 2007 10:07 pm
non essential or no need 3 Wed Nov 21, 2007 9:53 pm
Do Canadians pronounce "ouch" with Canadian raisin 3 Wed Nov 21, 2007 4:17 pm
Is there an approach to catch fast native-speakers speech ? 6 Wed Nov 21, 2007 8:02 am
What is the exact tone of the sentence? 1 Wed Nov 21, 2007 7:34 am
I and me (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Wed Nov 21, 2007 7:26 am
Why is English swearing so weak? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 31 Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:57 am
"She left" vs. "She's left" 5 Wed Nov 21, 2007 12:20 am
about reading 0 Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:12 pm
strange accent 7 Tue Nov 20, 2007 2:12 pm
Can you speak Queen's English? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ) 126 Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:20 pm
"LONG TIME NO SEE" is said to be derived fromChine 7 Tue Nov 20, 2007 12:54 pm
British Literature 3 Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:21 am
Sweat Heart 5 Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:00 am
Cumbric-Revival or survival (pages: 1 2 3 ) 42 Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:41 am
W vs. WH - a Linguistic Pet Peeve (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 61 Tue Nov 20, 2007 12:50 am
"Fantasy," "Activity," "Evolution&q 2 Mon Nov 19, 2007 10:26 pm
we are to blame? 4 Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:46 pm
"Half ten" - nine-thirty or ten-thirty? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 93 Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:46 pm
"gonna" 13 Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:19 pm
(the) poor countries, (the) rich regions 1 Mon Nov 19, 2007 12:35 pm
What is the best question for " it is the 5th meeting&q (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Sun Nov 18, 2007 7:45 pm
"Jesus Christ" 14 Sun Nov 18, 2007 6:11 pm
Neutral accent (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 66 Sat Nov 17, 2007 5:59 pm
The most loneliest day of my life (pages: 1 2 3 ) 44 Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:49 am
What is photoreading? 2 Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:52 pm
Give head 6 Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:37 pm
What's the difference between 'By' and 'Until'? 2 Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:36 am
How many weak forms? 3 Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:19 pm
What WORKS, and really made a huge difference for you? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Thu Nov 15, 2007 12:12 pm
If I was born? If I had been born? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Thu Nov 15, 2007 11:17 am
Standard needed? 5 Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:10 pm
Happy Christmas vs. Merry Christmas (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:44 pm
subjunctive pls help...... (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Wed Nov 14, 2007 7:38 pm
affectionate mode of addressing to men (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Wed Nov 14, 2007 4:13 pm
What's wrong with my accent and how can I improve it? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 51 Wed Nov 14, 2007 4:12 pm
"blind date" 13 Wed Nov 14, 2007 3:56 pm
application for a loan 1 Wed Nov 14, 2007 3:44 pm
What does this chunk of language from a contract really say? 8 Wed Nov 14, 2007 8:41 am
How and why did English become the lingua franca? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Wed Nov 14, 2007 7:59 am
different ways to pronounce the word "comfortable" (pages: 1 2 3 ) 44 Wed Nov 14, 2007 4:59 am
Radical spelling reform or partial modification? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 11 12 13 14 15 ) 216 Wed Nov 14, 2007 3:38 am
Further/Farther 5 Wed Nov 14, 2007 1:48 am
How would you spell these double spelling words? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 36 Tue Nov 13, 2007 9:01 pm
How was your trip? 2 Tue Nov 13, 2007 3:20 pm
IMAGINE HOW IT WOULD BE? 2 Tue Nov 13, 2007 10:41 am
Vietor's Triangle 6 Tue Nov 13, 2007 7:38 am
Is it because of French? 9 Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:15 am
driest ordryest 3 Mon Nov 12, 2007 9:48 pm
"r sound" in British/American english (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Mon Nov 12, 2007 9:13 pm
Can't/Kant/Cunt (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Mon Nov 12, 2007 6:34 pm
Is it correct to say "or otherwise"? 3 Mon Nov 12, 2007 5:57 pm
What does English sound like? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 8 9 10 11 12 ) 173 Mon Nov 12, 2007 5:45 pm
Can I use "factual" and "actual" interch 2 Sun Nov 11, 2007 6:40 pm
Self-Correction, Hearing Yourself 0 Sun Nov 11, 2007 5:51 pm
The British...incompetence with languages? (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Sun Nov 11, 2007 5:47 pm
Canadian shift: inevitable? 6 Sun Nov 11, 2007 5:19 pm
Personal view of shall and will pairs. (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Sun Nov 11, 2007 1:33 pm
How to know which words to be stressed in a sentence? 6 Sun Nov 11, 2007 3:38 am
Can you say 'either' when there are more than two options? 3 Sat Nov 10, 2007 7:59 pm
"Waking up" to spoken grammar. 1 Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:28 pm
you are no idiot 3 Sat Nov 10, 2007 7:24 am
What does "mean" here? 9 Sat Nov 10, 2007 5:25 am
Latin alphabet uniting nations ! (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Fri Nov 09, 2007 6:02 pm
What does "division of the opposition vote" mean? 2 Fri Nov 09, 2007 12:16 pm
What is the difference between Toward and Towards? (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Thu Nov 08, 2007 8:18 pm
What are the odds 10 Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:54 pm
Underlying pronoun? I vs. Me (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:51 pm
California shift 3 Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:17 pm
Questions about the Canadian shift (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:30 am
Retraction before nasals 7 Thu Nov 08, 2007 1:42 am
do all Scottish, Irish and Welsh speak English? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 24 25 26 27 28 ) 410 Thu Nov 08, 2007 1:13 am
A help for everyday practising of English 2 Wed Nov 07, 2007 10:41 pm
help me understand this 1 Wed Nov 07, 2007 7:58 pm
What does this phrase mean? 4 Wed Nov 07, 2007 7:48 pm
What does "Third world" mean? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Wed Nov 07, 2007 2:59 pm
Meaning of retraction 4 Wed Nov 07, 2007 2:31 am
"th" sound? (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:56 am
Boston short o? 7 Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:44 am
Pronunciation of close vowel (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:35 am
Hearing the difference between /a,A,Q,O/ 11 Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:20 am
How should I call 'Black People'? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Tue Nov 06, 2007 11:05 pm
modals express 2 Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:02 pm
How to learn a lot of vocabulary 1 Tue Nov 06, 2007 3:27 pm
Killer words 3 Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:51 pm
how do u pronounce "often"? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:33 am
What is the acrolect and basilect in your country? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ) 78 Mon Nov 05, 2007 9:14 pm
which is a proper sentence 2 Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:43 pm
kinds of types 1 Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:31 pm
Super Duper Tuesday (English/Polish) 7 Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:56 am
Is this sentence grammatically correct? 11 Sun Nov 04, 2007 8:47 pm
Lookee here 3 Sun Nov 04, 2007 8:00 pm
Pronunciation of Labov 5 Sun Nov 04, 2007 6:05 pm
automated dialing? 4 Sun Nov 04, 2007 1:45 am
"the" Iraq? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Sat Nov 03, 2007 11:58 pm
Self-study methods 1 Sat Nov 03, 2007 6:12 pm
European CentER for Constitutional and Human Rights?! (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sat Nov 03, 2007 5:37 pm
rhythm or cadence of the language 3 Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:51 am
THE MOST MISSPELLED CITIES IN AMERICA (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Sat Nov 03, 2007 3:55 am
wanna innernational 4 Sat Nov 03, 2007 2:41 am
Woke Up Vs. Awakened (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Sat Nov 03, 2007 12:23 am
maths is - maths's or maths'? 13 Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:53 pm
The Northern Cities Vowel Shift 11 Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:27 pm
Name Translation 3 Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:03 pm
a word question 1 Fri Nov 02, 2007 4:53 pm
What does "international caps" in this sentence me 5 Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:11 pm
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