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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
Difference between Georgia vs Texas Accents 6 Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:21 pm
Which is correct depart to or depart for? 5 Wed Jun 02, 2010 4:41 pm
G-dropping 9 Tue Jun 01, 2010 11:48 pm
is this right? 6 Tue Jun 01, 2010 8:44 pm
Feedback on American Accent (Samples) 9 Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:46 pm
L-vocalisation and cluster simplification 2 Mon May 31, 2010 5:11 pm
Is this grammatical in English? 5 Sun May 30, 2010 10:09 pm
I need to be sure... 0 Sat May 29, 2010 9:54 pm
German influence on American English (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 45 Fri May 28, 2010 5:14 pm
SuperMemo Spaced Repetition Algorithm 1 Fri May 28, 2010 11:18 am
To leave my cheese in the wind? 1 Wed May 26, 2010 4:22 pm
I'm not fluent in my native language. 9 Wed May 26, 2010 1:52 pm
Improve "L" pronounciation 1 Tue May 25, 2010 7:38 pm
Confused about /s/ and /z/ 13 Tue May 25, 2010 12:46 pm
Question 13 Tue May 25, 2010 12:23 am
I just realised I never say the word 'cannot' 5 Mon May 24, 2010 11:32 pm
"strengthen" is a weak verb. 2 Mon May 24, 2010 2:32 pm
Why is "have got" more correct than "got" 9 Mon May 24, 2010 6:57 am
Would you be able to guess where I'm from? 8 Tue May 18, 2010 2:25 am
either from or from either 1 Mon May 17, 2010 1:35 pm
How does this sound? 4 Sat May 15, 2010 3:00 pm
Is this grammatically correct? 7 Sat May 15, 2010 4:20 am
ing 8 Sat May 15, 2010 2:04 am
the usage of comma 1 Fri May 14, 2010 7:23 pm
a grammatical question 3 Fri May 14, 2010 11:43 am
explain this to me plz 4 Fri May 14, 2010 4:23 am
Almost surely vs surely 5 Thu May 13, 2010 10:36 pm
2010 3 Thu May 13, 2010 6:57 am
Why did people start using "ain't" incorrectly? 2 Thu May 13, 2010 1:16 am
"ghoti" vs. "phoche" 1 Wed May 12, 2010 9:16 pm
Washroom Restroom Bathroom (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Wed May 12, 2010 8:21 pm
Why do yanks compare American southern accent to English (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ... 8 9 10 11 12 ) 174 Wed May 12, 2010 4:14 am
wh pronunciation (pages: 1 2 3 ) 34 Tue May 11, 2010 5:12 pm
English spelling reform proposals (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Tue May 11, 2010 2:10 am
Why is it called the American R? (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Tue May 11, 2010 12:10 am
Critique my accent (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Mon May 10, 2010 5:41 pm
The British need to get over it... (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 104 Sun May 09, 2010 2:01 pm
Difference between two forms (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Sun May 09, 2010 6:28 am
Me doing a british accent 1 Thu May 06, 2010 9:47 pm
How can I improve my British accent further? 1 Thu May 06, 2010 3:14 pm
Lhaw and its million different spellings 7 Wed May 05, 2010 2:26 pm
English teachers should be native English speakers (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 59 Wed May 05, 2010 10:57 am
Having a Real Ear (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Wed May 05, 2010 3:57 am
Didn't realise Brummie had so many Cockney/Australian charac 14 Tue May 04, 2010 3:46 pm
how now 4 Mon May 03, 2010 12:14 pm
It's time + ???? 11 Mon May 03, 2010 8:09 am
TV channels in English (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Mon May 03, 2010 8:01 am
why shouldn't Swedish students have English name but Chinese 4 Mon May 03, 2010 3:26 am
America's coolest website 5 Sun May 02, 2010 11:44 pm
One of Five in U.S. Speak Language other than English 2 Sat May 01, 2010 6:19 pm
adjective 3 Sat May 01, 2010 9:52 am
Nigel Farage's tactic to prevent interruption in talk 12 Fri Apr 30, 2010 8:06 pm
Noam Chomsky vs Philip Lieberman, prof, Brown.edu 1 Fri Apr 30, 2010 2:51 pm
How to pronounce 'st' , 'sp' and 'sk'? 11 Fri Apr 30, 2010 2:22 pm
Are non-rhotic speakers... 8 Fri Apr 30, 2010 7:11 am
Grammar - since and ago together 12 Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:07 am
Which current dialect of English is closest to Old English? 1 Thu Apr 29, 2010 1:02 pm
learning English 3 Wed Apr 28, 2010 8:33 pm
Stuary % 6 Wed Apr 28, 2010 6:18 pm
Airport full body X-ray scanners (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Wed Apr 28, 2010 1:01 pm
Native bitch 1 Wed Apr 28, 2010 11:35 am
How do you pronounce "marshmallow"? 11 Wed Apr 28, 2010 11:33 am
Hiberno - English (Irish English) is charming, but 2 Wed Apr 28, 2010 12:56 am
Help me 10 Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:32 pm
Me Help! 1 Tue Apr 27, 2010 12:07 pm
The West is committING Cultural SUICIDE 8 Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:45 am
Macs' built-in Dictionary app. 0 Mon Apr 26, 2010 8:37 pm
Do you really believe a Future FAIR For ALL? 4 Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:21 pm
Fast Relief From Bloating! Please help! 0 Mon Apr 26, 2010 4:19 pm
Gordon Brown's speech 8 Mon Apr 26, 2010 2:26 pm
How to read A'B' and A''B'', for example in geometry &#6 3 Mon Apr 26, 2010 2:20 pm
Which varieties of English are closer? 7 Mon Apr 26, 2010 12:23 pm
"in the name of the king" 2 Sun Apr 25, 2010 5:34 pm
Should "vase" rhyme with face, haze, bras, or paus 9 Sun Apr 25, 2010 1:21 pm
"I'm done for" meaning? 3 Sun Apr 25, 2010 10:06 am
To be do ST 2 Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:26 pm
How to use perfect English preposition? 4 Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:57 am
New Zealand islands 2 Sat Apr 24, 2010 5:57 am
Gesture 4 Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:41 pm
"a shoe shop" or "a shoes shop"??? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:55 am
2 questions 0 Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:08 am
"south Florida", "southern California" 6 Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:44 am
Pronounciations of Samaranch 4 Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:41 pm
This is all very interesting topic! 9 Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:24 pm
Honest opinion 7 Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:39 pm
What is Spanglish like in the US? 4 Wed Apr 21, 2010 2:40 am
Learning English phrasal verbs 4 Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:50 pm
British people need to confirm this .... 5 Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:09 pm
How to speak fluent English 12 Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:12 pm
Crescendo 1 Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:14 pm
Emotions and Meaning 0 Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:20 pm
'You're welcome!' or 'Not at all!' 5 Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:07 pm
Would've + Past Simple 5 Sun Apr 18, 2010 8:52 am
How can i have a perfect us east coast accent? 7 Sun Apr 18, 2010 2:42 am
Canepari's book on English ONLINE 1 Sat Apr 17, 2010 3:18 pm
What do you think a liberal democrat should be like? 2 Sat Apr 17, 2010 3:01 pm
How to write perfect English? (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:48 pm
"fire" 1 Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:36 pm
"tour" and "sewer" 2 Fri Apr 16, 2010 4:26 pm
An important REQUEST 0 Fri Apr 16, 2010 4:05 pm
Can English sign language be understood by others? 5 Fri Apr 16, 2010 2:41 pm
How much input do I need to not meet any new words any more? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 36 Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:03 pm
Are long words easier done than said? 1 Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:50 am
"whore" and "ho" 5 Thu Apr 15, 2010 3:33 am
Metro Bombing or Subway bombming? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:44 pm
Show of South Korean presidential English: Stunning! 5 Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:30 pm
I'm only happy hwen it rains 0 Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:37 am
English spelling bias (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:29 am
My new audio sample, advice is welcome! (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:31 pm
Why is Lady Gaga called funnily as such? 3 Tue Apr 13, 2010 8:23 pm
English through France 24 vs Deusche Welle 6 Tue Apr 13, 2010 1:41 pm
how to use interjection like a native speaker? 10 Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:22 pm
Why "won't" rather than "win't"? 10 Tue Apr 13, 2010 12:19 pm
I will not make the same mistakes that you did 7 Tue Apr 13, 2010 5:28 am
2 questions about Words and their meaning 1 Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:45 pm
I am looking for a software which helps me mimic intonation 11 Mon Apr 12, 2010 1:47 pm
I got electrocuted. 3 Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:24 pm
Air plane crash shocked or devastated the world! (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sun Apr 11, 2010 4:36 pm
"the carrot on the end of the stick" meaning? 4 Sun Apr 11, 2010 4:30 pm
Is political correctness actually supremacy? 0 Sun Apr 11, 2010 3:59 pm
Grammatical Question 7 Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:51 am
Prouncing 'route' 3 Sun Apr 11, 2010 2:58 am
English learners view of "clear" English. (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:23 pm
Lightning or Lightening or Lighting 9 Sat Apr 10, 2010 2:50 pm
CHURCHILL'S SPEECH (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:06 am
How to pronounce the du sound in during, residual (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:05 am
Past Perfect/ Past Subjunctive + Can (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:02 am
Your favorite UK accent (pick 1 of these3) (pages: 1 2 3 ) 44 Fri Apr 09, 2010 2:13 am
Modern London vowels (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Thu Apr 08, 2010 6:53 am
How do you be?...possible in English (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Thu Apr 08, 2010 6:51 am
Why is B/V distinction common in Spanish songs? 2 Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:39 pm
Is this a scottish accent? (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:14 am
For Americans.... 4 Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:51 pm
Odd accent of Lyse Doucet on BBC! %>_<% 11 Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:41 pm
Chinese words borrowed into American English 6 Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:59 am
Glottal Stop Gemination in California English? 1 Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:09 am
sharp vs smart 2 Tue Apr 06, 2010 12:01 am
Hinglish as a whole new lingua or a dialect of English? 5 Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:20 pm
Democrat Party 9 Sun Apr 04, 2010 8:25 pm
Cud you tell a guy's age only by his accent and voice? 11 Sun Apr 04, 2010 4:51 pm
"To make a book" 3 Sun Apr 04, 2010 12:10 pm
Pupill power complaints! 4 Sun Apr 04, 2010 4:47 am
2010 (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Sat Apr 03, 2010 5:50 am
Why is there a Double dip? Geithner as a clipped speaker 1 Sat Apr 03, 2010 1:39 am
British Punctuation 6 Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:30 pm
Nigh impossible 2 Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:19 pm
"Our" in Scouse 2 Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:52 am
Can you learn a resonably phonetic language without audio? (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:52 pm
Verbs in Subordinate Clause within If Clause 7 Tue Mar 30, 2010 2:09 am
ain't 2 Sun Mar 28, 2010 2:47 pm
Pronunciation of T in the phrase "get home" 6 Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:25 am
Could you detect any blackness in Julia's voice and accent? 2 Fri Mar 26, 2010 2:37 pm
themself or themselves in singular 13 Wed Mar 24, 2010 7:43 pm
May it please the court 4 Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:42 pm
Some questions about words linking 6 Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:00 am
Sertularian 1 Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:32 am
to make x to making 14 Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:47 am
Does he have an accent? 2 Fri Mar 19, 2010 3:06 pm
The second 5 Wed Mar 17, 2010 11:39 am
Opposite Affirmation 5 Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:28 am
Moved: My French Accent Sample 12 Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:24 pm
If I Thought I Can Do it, .... 1 Sun Mar 14, 2010 9:10 pm
Car Number. 5 Sun Mar 14, 2010 3:05 pm
'Do you not' or 'Don't you' 4 Sat Mar 13, 2010 7:17 am
Past tense of "must". 9 Thu Mar 11, 2010 10:05 pm
Improve accent 0 Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:48 pm
Juliette Binoche 5 Thu Mar 11, 2010 1:58 pm
Do we need pull the corner of mouth to pronounce vowel " 6 Thu Mar 11, 2010 7:13 am
pronunciation of doubt and debt 5 Wed Mar 10, 2010 10:10 pm
Moved: Difference between Finland and Estonia? 1 Wed Mar 10, 2010 9:32 pm
Rhoticity in Scotland and Ireland 9 Wed Mar 10, 2010 8:48 pm
on Coffee 3 Wed Mar 10, 2010 7:06 pm
Where is this speaker from, suppose he is an American? 13 Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:06 pm
Northern English U vs other U 2 Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:51 pm
RP in football players? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Tue Mar 09, 2010 3:45 am
How do you pronouce "sixth?" (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Mon Mar 08, 2010 1:32 pm
Accent sample 6 Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:28 am
What is the accent of this speaker? 3 Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:23 am
infinitive or gerund? 1 Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:53 pm
A question to Brits (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Fri Mar 05, 2010 3:31 am
How to reduce accent/improve pronunciation? 0 Thu Mar 04, 2010 11:37 am
Effort 3 Thu Mar 04, 2010 9:35 am
olympic team name: Great Britain? 9 Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:35 pm
How to pronounce the phrase "missed the"? 3 Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:03 pm
Scant and scanty 2 Wed Mar 03, 2010 5:58 pm
Which part of America is this speaker come from? 7 Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:47 pm
What English sounds to Non English Speakers (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 70 Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:41 am
Feedback on my accent 6 Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:06 pm
Word Order in Questions (so complicated) 12 Tue Mar 02, 2010 2:10 am
English words are American words and vice versa? 9 Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:32 pm
accents 5 Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:30 pm
Is this a native speaker? 2 Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:40 pm
"the last offering" 4 Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:14 am
alternate vs alternative 2 Sun Feb 28, 2010 4:21 am
Should Ebonics be taught in schools? 10 Sat Feb 27, 2010 9:16 pm
The 4ht dimension 12 Sat Feb 27, 2010 8:26 pm
How do you pronouce "sixths?" 2 Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:11 pm
It's cool wip. 3 Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:40 am
I think I've embarrassed myself 9 Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:12 pm
Were Oxford and Cambridge originally public schools? (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:05 pm
glottal stop in Cockney 2 Wed Feb 24, 2010 7:14 pm
Which accent does Carey Mulligan speak? 3 Wed Feb 24, 2010 6:40 pm
Pet pevees 13 Wed Feb 24, 2010 4:16 am
Moved: Languages you aren't expected to know... 0 Tue Feb 23, 2010 12:24 pm
Matrix Verb/ Past + Subordinate Verb/ Present 5 Tue Feb 23, 2010 6:34 am
Speech 3 Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:46 pm
What's.. 5 Mon Feb 22, 2010 6:48 pm
Do native speakers wing it? 14 Mon Feb 22, 2010 6:22 pm
Planet Uranus pronunciation 14 Mon Feb 22, 2010 6:21 pm
happened to - happened with 5 Sat Feb 20, 2010 2:39 am
BrE and AmE inevitably together? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 50 Fri Feb 19, 2010 11:28 pm
The Mechanic Example (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Fri Feb 19, 2010 4:58 am
plural you in the UK (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Fri Feb 19, 2010 3:02 am
english letter q (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Fri Feb 19, 2010 1:57 am
Unconsciously writing the way I speak... 7 Thu Feb 18, 2010 10:34 pm
English words are American words and vice versa? (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:57 pm
Is English's large vocabulary detrimental (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 48 Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:38 pm
BrE / AmE vocabulary and grammar perception (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 54 Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:46 am
Time Sequence 8 Tue Feb 16, 2010 10:40 pm
Please speak of my accent 12 Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:27 am
Does Alan Keyes sound black? 2 Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:31 pm
change of vowel in present and past forms? 2 Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:11 pm
Concerning accent 4 Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:06 pm
Where do you think Standard American English is spoken? 10 Mon Feb 15, 2010 4:20 pm
A question to Americans - vowels (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sun Feb 14, 2010 11:41 am
High English (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:41 am
Is it possible to learn advanced vocabulary (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:16 am
This is what English sounds to us foreigners 3 Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:15 am
Spawned 1 Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:12 pm
Pronunciation of the word few 5 Thu Feb 11, 2010 8:05 pm
Tom is not right on low back merger 5 Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:39 pm
Since/For (Opinion for Native Speakers of BE mostly) (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Feb 10, 2010 6:28 am
english and sexism (pages: 1 2 3 ) 34 Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:38 pm
What is this accent? 11 Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:53 am
I'm confused with certain homphones from RP English... Help! 3 Tue Feb 09, 2010 4:13 am
"As well you should" &"so you should" (pages: 1 2 3 ) 36 Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:18 pm
What do the couple sentences mean? 1 Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:29 pm
Few questions to Tom 10 Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:34 pm
this is also/this is all so 3 Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:50 pm
Liverpool accent (pages: 1 2 3 ) 38 Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:44 am
A mistake in an Antimoon article (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:56 pm
a/the 6 Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:16 pm
For that Matter, Come to That 3 Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:01 pm
Spelling reform 8 Sat Feb 06, 2010 4:28 pm
Where is this acceent from? 2 Fri Feb 05, 2010 3:40 pm
Flapped or omitted 't' here? 5 Fri Feb 05, 2010 4:47 am
"Funny you should ask" 14 Fri Feb 05, 2010 4:27 am
A historic or an historic (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:47 pm
Detailed Programmatic Specificity 4 Thu Feb 04, 2010 8:49 pm
NCVS in the Kesha song. 4 Wed Feb 03, 2010 9:01 pm
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