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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
Is this one common? 3 Fri Aug 03, 2007 1:34 am
Is there a turning-point age to learn a language? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Thu Aug 02, 2007 9:56 pm
help with meaning (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ) 125 Thu Aug 02, 2007 6:55 pm
old and new 1 Thu Aug 02, 2007 8:50 am
pronunciation of flower and flour 13 Thu Aug 02, 2007 12:51 am
Please identify this accent 2 Wed Aug 01, 2007 4:14 pm
up 1 Wed Aug 01, 2007 2:31 am
What sort of accent is found in New Mexico? 1 Tue Jul 31, 2007 8:25 am
Native sentence question (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Tue Jul 31, 2007 8:07 am
Pronunciation of telephone numbers. 4 Tue Jul 31, 2007 2:39 am
Should I use "the" here? 4 Tue Jul 31, 2007 12:32 am
"washington" vs. "DC" (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Mon Jul 30, 2007 7:31 pm
bicycle 4 Mon Jul 30, 2007 3:03 pm
Plain or formatted text in Supermemo sentences 2 Mon Jul 30, 2007 2:32 pm
The word "sicko". 13 Mon Jul 30, 2007 7:19 am
What accent does John Lydon have? 1 Mon Jul 30, 2007 6:52 am
Do I have an American Accent? 5 Mon Jul 30, 2007 3:31 am
How to pronounce these symbols (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:34 am
KING KEEN merger (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sat Jul 28, 2007 3:08 pm
Expository teaching in Malaysia 5 Sat Jul 28, 2007 11:18 am
what asian race speaks English fluently? 11 Sat Jul 28, 2007 10:25 am
Monterey Arabish: A New Dialect of English 12 Sat Jul 28, 2007 4:15 am
verb tenses problems 8 Sat Jul 28, 2007 12:55 am
Listening english radio station - does it works? 5 Sat Jul 28, 2007 12:26 am
The Global English Survey Project 2 Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:53 pm
How many of you are native speakers? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:42 pm
"It's peanuts to me" 10 Fri Jul 27, 2007 6:40 pm
The word "nock" (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Fri Jul 27, 2007 5:35 pm
costed (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 56 Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:01 pm
struck, stricken 6 Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:47 am
Our holiday isn't for weeks yet. 9 Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:02 am
How's my accent like? 9 Fri Jul 27, 2007 6:11 am
Expository Teaching 2 Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:51 am
on which/when, etc. 5 Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:29 am
tautology or not? 4 Thu Jul 26, 2007 2:35 pm
What is a flat key? 5 Thu Jul 26, 2007 12:46 pm
How to pronounce _ 1 Thu Jul 26, 2007 11:36 am
Is he a Chinese or American? 2 Wed Jul 25, 2007 11:56 pm
Question 1 Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:53 pm
prove a check on the administration 3 Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:51 pm
Heavy ounce 5 Wed Jul 25, 2007 11:11 am
sat at/in front of 13 Tue Jul 24, 2007 10:44 pm
"Think of" vs "Think about"??? 2 Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:54 pm
Silent letter. what the point? 12 Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:08 pm
anyone using NLP to speak English better? (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Tue Jul 24, 2007 8:21 pm
2010 10 Tue Jul 24, 2007 6:18 pm
"duck tape" vs. "duct tape" (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Sun Jul 22, 2007 8:27 pm
Proficiency alongside "poverty". (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sun Jul 22, 2007 6:31 pm
glued to 2 Sun Jul 22, 2007 4:46 pm
"what were you saying?" vs "what did you say? 1 Sun Jul 22, 2007 2:27 pm
at and in 2 Sun Jul 22, 2007 8:45 am
Canadian slang (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Sun Jul 22, 2007 12:48 am
winter words (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Sat Jul 21, 2007 9:38 pm
The economic consequences of the rise of English 0 Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:48 am
like+infinitive or ...-ing? 11 Sat Jul 21, 2007 10:13 am
"gonna" vs. "going to" at the end of a s 14 Sat Jul 21, 2007 5:42 am
Are they same meaning? 4 Sat Jul 21, 2007 12:18 am
How is my accent? (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Fri Jul 20, 2007 7:32 pm
English is the easiest language to learn 12 Fri Jul 20, 2007 10:27 am
Whirly Wood 2 Fri Jul 20, 2007 9:14 am
a working-class boy made good? 4 Fri Jul 20, 2007 9:10 am
WARM-HEARTED, KIND-HEARTED 7 Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:42 am
Reflexive pronouns (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Fri Jul 20, 2007 4:12 am
Proficiency in Input and Output: Fossilization (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:41 am
"people" VS "persons" 11 Thu Jul 19, 2007 9:44 pm
Can anybody help me to correct this? 6 Thu Jul 19, 2007 11:22 am
A sentence in this way. (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Thu Jul 19, 2007 7:56 am
decide on a boat 6 Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:11 am
"1800s" vs. "1900s" 2 Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:42 am
Can't understand this song, help. 3 Thu Jul 19, 2007 3:43 am
People from Hong Kong? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:56 am
What is the best English Pronouncing dictionary? 7 Wed Jul 18, 2007 11:41 pm
any differences between "crown" and "tiara&qu 2 Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:12 am
always used to (pages: 1 2 3 ) 35 Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:10 am
take/accept 7 Wed Jul 18, 2007 4:50 am
"Going forward" 9 Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:40 am
what does "I got busted" mean here? 2 Tue Jul 17, 2007 11:42 pm
Toledo, Ohio (NCVS) 12 Tue Jul 17, 2007 2:19 pm
used to/would equal treatment in class? (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Tue Jul 17, 2007 7:32 am
The concert will begin 4 Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:58 pm
Proficiency 1 Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:43 pm
stupid question? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:56 pm
Confused... 8 Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:06 pm
the thing is (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:22 am
Where can I listen to some X-SAMPA pronunciations? 5 Mon Jul 16, 2007 4:49 am
stand on line 4 Sun Jul 15, 2007 10:12 pm
What does this mean? 4 Sun Jul 15, 2007 9:52 pm
Kilometer (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Sun Jul 15, 2007 9:04 pm
crime and punishment 1 Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:19 pm
Hallowe'en 6 Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:17 pm
why do Canadians sound British? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 46 Sun Jul 15, 2007 7:29 pm
pay tribute 3 Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:04 am
Teaching Science in English in Malaysia (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:27 am
Lonely Old Woman 10 Sun Jul 15, 2007 4:44 am
Accent and Voice Quality 8 Sun Jul 15, 2007 3:29 am
UFO pronunciation 2 Sat Jul 14, 2007 7:27 pm
Will GOING TO overtake WILL? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 31 Sat Jul 14, 2007 6:51 am
yuge 14 Sat Jul 14, 2007 6:35 am
essay question 4 Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:42 pm
noun after any is should be plural or singular? 6 Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:40 pm
What's in a word? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 38 Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:27 pm
Cali vowels 7 Fri Jul 13, 2007 6:23 pm
local office 4 Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:34 am
To grow something 8 Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:06 am
Students acquire knowledge about language 5 Thu Jul 12, 2007 7:22 am
I think it won't happen (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Thu Jul 12, 2007 5:50 am
Rhyme an memory (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Wed Jul 11, 2007 10:25 pm
Bob and Frog 5 Wed Jul 11, 2007 8:35 pm
Which one is correct? 7 Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:14 pm
Odd dialectal things 10 Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:07 pm
damp/moist 3 Wed Jul 11, 2007 10:51 am
Students at a disadvantage (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 46 Tue Jul 10, 2007 10:25 pm
How can I improve my pronunciation? 11 Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:02 pm
Labovowels 2 Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:09 pm
Double Personality 1 Tue Jul 10, 2007 6:34 pm
breakfast 14 Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:10 am
Differences between English and American 10 Tue Jul 10, 2007 3:10 am
Been used before 10 Tue Jul 10, 2007 12:04 am
Help me cover up accent (pages: 1 2 3 ) 43 Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:55 pm
knees niece merger 6 Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:27 pm
dwarf planet 3 Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:06 pm
utterly 14 Mon Jul 09, 2007 3:13 pm
Polite invitations (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 67 Mon Jul 09, 2007 2:34 pm
shall then will (pages: 1 2 3 ) 40 Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:54 am
income gap? 3 Mon Jul 09, 2007 6:08 am
My Accent 14 Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:14 am
The Translation 0 Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:56 am
"one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind&quo 4 Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:00 am
mesopotamia 2 Sun Jul 08, 2007 6:11 pm
Fox and Fox 40 0 Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:07 pm
IELTS Samples 3 Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:13 am
Why English pronunciation is so irregular? Why no reform? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:27 am
baby foot 4 Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:22 pm
Irish Phrases? 6 Fri Jul 06, 2007 3:57 pm
Yorkshire Accent 8 Fri Jul 06, 2007 3:42 pm
Picking Up Abstract Terms (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Fri Jul 06, 2007 10:23 am
Spanish fast talkers...can you repeat that? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 43 Thu Jul 05, 2007 6:12 pm
Watching english films (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:25 pm
Pancake Madness 4 Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:07 pm
what does "lies in" mean? 6 Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:49 pm
try star jumps 2 Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:46 pm
Please help assess my pronunciation 11 Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:42 am
What's Old Glory? 1 Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:50 am
I began to study english year ago. 6 Tue Jul 03, 2007 9:23 pm
rusty 6 Tue Jul 03, 2007 7:14 pm
Let's be getting 2 Tue Jul 03, 2007 6:09 pm
which one? 9 Tue Jul 03, 2007 12:40 pm
benefit of the doubt 2 Mon Jul 02, 2007 9:31 pm
Music in regional accents 12 Mon Jul 02, 2007 8:02 pm
questions for teachers and educators around the world 5 Mon Jul 02, 2007 3:06 pm
Translating Irish Names 2 Mon Jul 02, 2007 12:46 pm
a word question 5 Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:52 pm
Rocket-rattling 11 Sun Jul 01, 2007 6:06 pm
Help me with my Accent plz 2 Sun Jul 01, 2007 4:11 pm
USE GOOD PRONUNCIATION. It's Your Doody! (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:32 pm
Yod-coalescence 4 Sun Jul 01, 2007 4:06 am
The Northumbrian Language 12 Sat Jun 30, 2007 7:25 pm
Sheffield, nice accent? 14 Sat Jun 30, 2007 5:50 pm
Studied/studded 2 Sat Jun 30, 2007 5:36 pm
how to start a word with "r" in the middle? 2 Sat Jun 30, 2007 4:52 pm
Why are brits stealing T.S. Eliot from Americans? (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Sat Jun 30, 2007 4:47 pm
Have a running/runny nose? 14 Fri Jun 29, 2007 11:25 pm
How to interpret this sentence? 5 Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:31 pm
Learning English With Movies The downside 6 Fri Jun 29, 2007 6:40 am
"Do you know where _is_ it?" 4 Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:27 am
Those with language delays as a child: 6 Fri Jun 29, 2007 5:25 am
Tories and Grits 8 Thu Jun 28, 2007 10:57 pm
'that's so gay' (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Thu Jun 28, 2007 7:11 pm
"trappings" refers to? 1 Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:49 pm
She left Frances to finish her packing. 10 Thu Jun 28, 2007 11:05 am
Thinking in english (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:08 am
English Only Vs English Plus 5 Thu Jun 28, 2007 12:36 am
A or THE 5 Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:08 pm
is his accent native? 14 Wed Jun 27, 2007 8:27 pm
IN or AT? 10 Wed Jun 27, 2007 8:21 pm
Fourth of July 5 Wed Jun 27, 2007 7:39 pm
For the love of Kernow (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 8 9 10 11 12 ) 175 Wed Jun 27, 2007 11:42 am
difference 6 Wed Jun 27, 2007 10:00 am
nominative case 9 Wed Jun 27, 2007 8:34 am
Differences between shiver and trembling - are there? 3 Wed Jun 27, 2007 3:36 am
On website or on the website? 2 Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:29 am
Bilingual vs. Monolingual Dictionaries 8 Tue Jun 26, 2007 12:07 pm
Frustrated by Great Gatsby 6 Tue Jun 26, 2007 1:45 am
Using the word "educated". 1 Mon Jun 25, 2007 11:29 pm
cot-caught merger 5 Mon Jun 25, 2007 12:28 pm
Can Canadians distinguish the Southwestern accent? 3 Mon Jun 25, 2007 12:22 pm
Enjoying great novels 4 Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:19 am
Differences btwn phonetics and phonology 6 Mon Jun 25, 2007 7:25 am
Ann Cook's accent? 7 Mon Jun 25, 2007 7:01 am
is this sentence correct? 8 Sun Jun 24, 2007 9:41 am
elections (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Sun Jun 24, 2007 9:27 am
three-year-younger brother 8 Sun Jun 24, 2007 9:20 am
Do you think this is a correct sentence? 5 Sun Jun 24, 2007 9:09 am
Help 2 Sun Jun 24, 2007 9:04 am
Eleven - a really odd bean in the pod... 6 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:57 am
Does this sentence mean "happy" or "sad" 2 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:49 am
Literature - what level? (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:46 am
reduction 7 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:42 am
Does this accent sound funny to you? 12 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:41 am
The Southern US accent under siege (pages: 1 2 3 ) 41 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:39 am
For Speakers of British English: What is A & E? 10 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:35 am
default form? 3 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:32 am
shoot-yourself-in-the-foot 5 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:30 am
names for both sexes (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:29 am
do people in england they really speak "english"? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 52 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:20 am
What makes a Classic? 9 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:15 am
Fruit again 4 Sun Jun 24, 2007 8:03 am
Countries in the UK (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 61 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:59 am
wonder/ed/ing 13 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:59 am
something/anything 3 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:58 am
The European Z (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:56 am
Foreigners ruining English? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 68 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:55 am
Is this sound too dirty? 6 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:40 am
Transcribe this odd accent 3 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:38 am
American vs British style of writing dates (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 52 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:36 am
Canadian Raising (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:28 am
The man who dedicated his life to the OED 3 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:26 am
Redundant Control 4 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:22 am
101 (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:14 am
this (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:10 am
Double consonants in Time magazine 4 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:10 am
Thomas Hardy (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 8 9 10 11 12 ) 167 Sun Jun 24, 2007 7:04 am
Moderators, do you have in mind a method to stop spammers ? 4 Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:54 am
Beyond Googling 6 Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:53 am
The ups and downs of "gotten". (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:48 am
The decline of "whom". 8 Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:45 am
Which one is correct? (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:12 am
Help with relative clauses. 10 Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:45 am
There's + plural noun (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:38 am
Jade (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 54 Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:22 am
Present progressive - smell 10 Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:13 am
Looking up words in dictionary 7 Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:10 am
earn success 3 Sun Jun 24, 2007 4:55 am
How to pronounce Years...? (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sun Jun 24, 2007 4:42 am
Do we say "a man of many brains" or "a man of (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ) 133 Sun Jun 24, 2007 4:08 am
Romance Languages (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Sat Jun 23, 2007 9:14 pm
Personal Online Dictionary 0 Sat Jun 23, 2007 7:42 pm
"The Virgin Queen" (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sat Jun 23, 2007 6:53 pm
Dialect opt outs? 12 Fri Jun 22, 2007 11:09 am
Mc Dreamy/Mc Steamy 7 Thu Jun 21, 2007 3:05 pm
A thought about using ain't in conversational English (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 52 Thu Jun 21, 2007 12:06 am
Canadian vowel shift -- strictly Canadian? (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:36 pm
2:05 12 Wed Jun 20, 2007 8:46 pm
Pronouncing the years 2021 through 2029 (pages: 1 2 3 ) 35 Wed Jun 20, 2007 2:45 pm
visa [s] or [z]? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Wed Jun 20, 2007 12:58 am
y'all (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Tue Jun 19, 2007 7:43 pm
Site containing real situation dialog in English 11 Tue Jun 19, 2007 7:18 pm
Am I multicultural? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Tue Jun 19, 2007 7:56 am
What really is the increased amount? 6 Tue Jun 19, 2007 6:04 am
about midwestern accents (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Tue Jun 19, 2007 1:24 am
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