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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
Features of Boston Brahmin 2 Fri Feb 09, 2007 9:42 am
What ya think better? English or Australian accent? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 60 Fri Feb 09, 2007 12:51 am
Brennus where art thou? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ) 79 Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:27 pm
Setting one's own standards (pages: 1 2 ) 28 Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:58 pm
British accent sigts 1 Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:06 pm
differences between "painter" and "graphic ar 3 Thu Feb 08, 2007 5:24 am
What is a Yankee? (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 98 Wed Feb 07, 2007 5:05 pm
Failure 3 Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:33 pm
"drawers" 14 Wed Feb 07, 2007 8:57 am
The most people live in China. 3 Tue Feb 06, 2007 9:52 pm
POEM 3 Tue Feb 06, 2007 3:21 pm
"pwn" and "pwned" (pages: 1 2 ) 26 Tue Feb 06, 2007 3:19 pm
Is this wrong? 0 Tue Feb 06, 2007 4:05 am
why Mr? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Mon Feb 05, 2007 9:10 am
Fisher's price 6 Mon Feb 05, 2007 4:57 am
I play THE piano or I play piano? 11 Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:26 am
Conditional Sentences Part II 4 Mon Feb 05, 2007 1:45 am
American Slang 11 Sun Feb 04, 2007 10:34 pm
Ky, Kpw 1 Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:22 pm
Pass Motion 10 Sun Feb 04, 2007 2:46 pm
Spoken Standard? 10 Sat Feb 03, 2007 10:58 am
less young than 8 Sat Feb 03, 2007 10:54 am
Status of English language speakers 4 Sat Feb 03, 2007 10:53 am
No Pun Intended 5 Sat Feb 03, 2007 9:57 am
What is a troll? 2 Fri Feb 02, 2007 6:57 pm
a few question about "impress" "concern&quo 1 Fri Feb 02, 2007 2:00 pm
"christmas break" 1 Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:33 pm
Jade's accent 9 Thu Feb 01, 2007 8:03 am
q 6 Thu Feb 01, 2007 2:14 am
Australian Accent (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Wed Jan 31, 2007 10:38 pm
South Dakota accent 2 Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:29 pm
The word for: an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip 2 Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:22 pm
Strange use of the word "sat" 1 Tue Jan 30, 2007 1:02 pm
Roman Sam'skrta (Roman Sanskrit) 0 Tue Jan 30, 2007 11:17 am
Pronouncing of "was" 9 Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:18 am
Learning to speak by listening. Is it possible ? 1 Tue Jan 30, 2007 8:35 am
The future of English 2 Tue Jan 30, 2007 12:18 am
Accent of Call Center Agents and influence on American Accen (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 73 Mon Jan 29, 2007 9:22 pm
What's the difference between "from" and "sin 9 Mon Jan 29, 2007 5:57 pm
potential spies 4 Mon Jan 29, 2007 7:45 am
"There's" + plural NP 2 Sun Jan 28, 2007 10:29 pm
about TOEFL 3 Sun Jan 28, 2007 1:58 pm
English: 'Can you find the Germanic equivalents?' (pages: 1 2 3 ) 37 Sun Jan 28, 2007 11:21 am
[V] in "cut"? 13 Sun Jan 28, 2007 9:22 am
Diaphoneme? 3 Sun Jan 28, 2007 9:16 am
Sly and cunning 13 Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:34 am
Teaching ESL 4 Sat Jan 27, 2007 11:33 pm
absolutely angry - incorrect? 3 Sat Jan 27, 2007 10:56 pm
Input being the best way to improve english? 3 Sat Jan 27, 2007 9:44 pm
connotation 10 Sat Jan 27, 2007 12:52 pm
ditto 7 Sat Jan 27, 2007 11:13 am
time question 8 Sat Jan 27, 2007 8:56 am
Right on bro! (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Sat Jan 27, 2007 8:46 am
Past perfect tense of, behoove 4 Sat Jan 27, 2007 8:41 am
"hiring" and "high ring"? (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Sat Jan 27, 2007 8:39 am
Rate of Speech 2 Sat Jan 27, 2007 8:37 am
video submissions and comment 1 Sat Jan 27, 2007 8:29 am
Pronunciation 3 Sat Jan 27, 2007 8:25 am
Grammar or Accent? 2 Sat Jan 27, 2007 8:23 am
WHY ARE INDIANS SO FLUENT IN ENGLISH? (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:06 pm
Keeping up with the Joneses 1 Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:42 pm
An English Country Garden (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Thu Jan 25, 2007 5:17 am
"xxx" in English (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:16 am
country 13 Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:15 am
The most annoying words (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:18 pm
Chav (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:44 am
Who's learning Indian English? 2 Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:27 am
rigth or wrong? 2 Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:32 pm
furor vs. furore 2 Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:22 pm
asses\estimate\evaluate 0 Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:01 pm
Still/Yet in negative 1 Mon Jan 22, 2007 11:30 pm
What does a mid-atlantic accent sound like? 3 Mon Jan 22, 2007 11:04 pm
thonself (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Mon Jan 22, 2007 6:25 pm
Get to vs. got to be doing sth 2 Mon Jan 22, 2007 3:52 pm
Pronunciation of "background" on wheels! 5 Sun Jan 21, 2007 11:04 pm
Wikipedia in Error? 12 Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:57 pm
The use of tenses in news 3 Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:16 pm
Would you like to help me please? 2 Sun Jan 21, 2007 8:15 pm
In airport 5 Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:31 pm
This is for those who love British Accent... Let's all learn (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 51 Sat Jan 20, 2007 5:12 pm
English accents... lets see... 8 Sat Jan 20, 2007 2:53 pm
Prince William's speech (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 52 Sat Jan 20, 2007 10:36 am
Audio File of English pronunciation 5 Sat Jan 20, 2007 10:06 am
could u plz tell me?????? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:43 am
If the plural of man is ''men'', why isn't the plural of pan 14 Fri Jan 19, 2007 8:44 pm
Whilst/While 4 Fri Jan 19, 2007 7:46 pm
Non-native speakers' accents 1 Fri Jan 19, 2007 6:05 pm
took a train for/to 4 Fri Jan 19, 2007 2:48 pm
Spring Cup 1-2007 1 Fri Jan 19, 2007 9:51 am
pronunciation of 'hegemony' 13 Fri Jan 19, 2007 7:34 am
the "th" sound as in "think" 6 Fri Jan 19, 2007 6:56 am
What does I am feeling blue mean? 8 Fri Jan 19, 2007 12:07 am
Does RP stop being popular among native speakers? 7 Thu Jan 18, 2007 11:39 pm
legitimizing (pages: 1 2 ) 27 Thu Jan 18, 2007 11:51 am
What does "borked" mean? 2 Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:00 am
English pronunciation-the position of the tongue (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Thu Jan 18, 2007 3:24 am
Global spread of English is a "threat to the UK." (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Wed Jan 17, 2007 8:04 pm
Why do you do that? 1 Wed Jan 17, 2007 11:01 am
ENGLISH USAGE GUILT-FEELINGS" 0 Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:39 am
How do Americans pronounce "perhaps" 12 Wed Jan 17, 2007 1:01 am
THE BONNIE BANKS O'LOCH LOMOND 6 Tue Jan 16, 2007 8:48 pm
About the pronunciatoins of the alphabets /n/ and /l/ 7 Tue Jan 16, 2007 6:34 pm
wilco 2 Tue Jan 16, 2007 5:30 pm
Tongue Exercise 1 Tue Jan 16, 2007 4:22 am
Liz - accent sample for Damian and others 8 Tue Jan 16, 2007 4:03 am
A modified RP accent? 4 Tue Jan 16, 2007 3:55 am
Symbols will not be as easily memorized by older readers. 4 Mon Jan 15, 2007 5:59 pm
about love... 3 Mon Jan 15, 2007 11:48 am
The selection of sentences 6 Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:52 am
About the pronunciatoins of the alphabets /n/ and /l/ 2 Mon Jan 15, 2007 1:21 am
Till/Until 7 Sun Jan 14, 2007 7:08 am
How come that both "flammable" and "inflammab 2 Sat Jan 13, 2007 2:03 pm
normative agreement 1 Sat Jan 13, 2007 9:20 am
as per usual 3 Sat Jan 13, 2007 6:16 am
what will be the development tendency of English? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Fri Jan 12, 2007 5:14 pm
Gauge vs gage 13 Fri Jan 12, 2007 5:07 am
preposition problem 11 Fri Jan 12, 2007 3:00 am
Famous people with Cockney accent (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:47 pm
with comparative success 2 Thu Jan 11, 2007 5:27 pm
target audience 0 Thu Jan 11, 2007 1:00 pm
alone/by oneself... what is the difference? 2 Thu Jan 11, 2007 8:26 am
What does that mean? 7 Thu Jan 11, 2007 4:55 am
What does that mean? 5 Thu Jan 11, 2007 3:41 am
tags as softeners 4 Wed Jan 10, 2007 10:15 pm
English phonetic 1 Wed Jan 10, 2007 4:10 am
How to pronounce conditional retirar and incluir 6 Tue Jan 09, 2007 9:37 pm
What's the difference. 3 Tue Jan 09, 2007 8:44 pm
Compare New York accent with London accent 2 Tue Jan 09, 2007 10:22 am
Origins of the progressive tense in English 5 Tue Jan 09, 2007 9:18 am
How to pronounce wonder and wander 10 Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:41 am
Vowel in "rang", "sank", etc 7 Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:11 pm
Phonetic > English Dictionary (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sun Jan 07, 2007 9:46 pm
Questions 1 Sun Jan 07, 2007 4:26 pm
longer and wronger 10 Sun Jan 07, 2007 2:40 am
What's the difference? 7 Sat Jan 06, 2007 6:35 pm
Review my pronunciation 2 Sat Jan 06, 2007 1:18 pm
"for that matter" 1 Sat Jan 06, 2007 1:03 pm
Merry Christmas 2 Sat Jan 06, 2007 12:50 pm
A Hungarian guy in "The Archers" 4 Sat Jan 06, 2007 12:00 am
Meaning/s of "occupy". 6 Fri Jan 05, 2007 11:26 pm
in the wake of 5 Fri Jan 05, 2007 2:22 pm
ensure 4 Thu Jan 04, 2007 7:12 pm
Notional passives (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 103 Thu Jan 04, 2007 11:11 am
How do you pronounce "palm" (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Thu Jan 04, 2007 1:10 am
How did stiletto wobble into our language? 2 Wed Jan 03, 2007 11:55 pm
That suit is kicking 2 Wed Jan 03, 2007 4:29 pm
Voice and Accent (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Tue Jan 02, 2007 9:47 pm
"Curling" Scottish or British? 2 Tue Jan 02, 2007 4:06 pm
Pretentious accent 11 Tue Jan 02, 2007 12:26 am
Standard use? 9 Mon Jan 01, 2007 9:51 pm
English 7 Mon Jan 01, 2007 8:48 pm
Request - accent evaluation 3 Mon Jan 01, 2007 6:53 pm
does "what's up" mean "how are u" someti 9 Mon Jan 01, 2007 6:49 pm
Searching for the subject. 2 Mon Jan 01, 2007 6:19 pm
cigarette 7 Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:05 pm
nearest air port to Kyoto 1 Mon Jan 01, 2007 7:30 am
have vs. have got (pages: 1 2 ) 29 Sun Dec 31, 2006 7:11 pm
Interesting exception to the rule 1 Sun Dec 31, 2006 8:58 am
at large 1 Sun Dec 31, 2006 8:39 am
Phonetic description of English 2 Sat Dec 30, 2006 5:00 am
Anyone watching "Prison Break"? What is the actors 1 Fri Dec 29, 2006 8:18 pm
Anyone from Ontario? 4 Fri Dec 29, 2006 5:22 pm
see you two weeks later 4 Thu Dec 28, 2006 7:28 am
Which accent sounds sexy? (pages: 1 2 ) 24 Thu Dec 28, 2006 3:36 am
Merry Christmas (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Thu Dec 28, 2006 12:05 am
Help 1 Wed Dec 27, 2006 11:23 pm
Bottle-blondes 3 Wed Dec 27, 2006 11:22 pm
Faster, cheaper, and more flicks. 2 Wed Dec 27, 2006 9:04 pm
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AMERICAN LITERATURE&BRITISH LITERATUR 9 Wed Dec 27, 2006 9:01 pm
Johnny Reb or Yankee Doodle? (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Wed Dec 27, 2006 8:44 pm
need everything in writing and signed-off on 1 Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:24 pm
At what point did Ireland become English? 5 Wed Dec 27, 2006 11:16 am
Review my pronunciation 4 Tue Dec 26, 2006 7:34 pm
How does ACCENT evolve? 1 Tue Dec 26, 2006 6:00 pm
the glottal stop 9 Tue Dec 26, 2006 4:44 pm
Why r there 3 names for Holland-related things? 7 Tue Dec 26, 2006 9:19 am
milk 3 Tue Dec 26, 2006 7:53 am
give you some advices or give you some advice? 5 Mon Dec 25, 2006 8:12 pm
how to study english? 1 Mon Dec 25, 2006 4:14 am
This book is a little interesting 3 Sun Dec 24, 2006 4:53 pm
Fredy and Queen (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sat Dec 23, 2006 10:14 pm
American Accent (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 66 Sat Dec 23, 2006 10:03 pm
Why has the phonetic symbol been changed? 2 Sat Dec 23, 2006 10:02 pm
Transitive or not? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sat Dec 23, 2006 7:23 pm
memorizing words 3 Fri Dec 22, 2006 6:57 pm
What are tenses of these two sentences? (Bomb) (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 64 Fri Dec 22, 2006 5:19 pm
Please! 5 Fri Dec 22, 2006 3:19 pm
lyrics from the <subject to change> by Sum 41 1 Fri Dec 22, 2006 12:01 pm
why won´t French people speak English? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 52 Fri Dec 22, 2006 2:15 am
Is it a posh accent? 1 Thu Dec 21, 2006 6:00 pm
chelonophobia - what is it?! 10 Thu Dec 21, 2006 3:40 pm
What are the tenses of these two sentences? (Bomb) 11 Thu Dec 21, 2006 3:14 pm
was/is 5 Thu Dec 21, 2006 1:00 pm
Butterbeer 3 Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:23 am
aspiration of voiceless stop consonants (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Wed Dec 20, 2006 10:27 pm
Pronunciation of baguette 6 Wed Dec 20, 2006 7:57 pm
present perfect and past tense (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Wed Dec 20, 2006 4:40 pm
Substandardish 6 Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:14 pm
very much 4 Wed Dec 20, 2006 7:23 am
'Ot un'er the coller 'bow how we spee' the muvver tung 5 Wed Dec 20, 2006 3:09 am
Pronunciation of "Sang" 6 Tue Dec 19, 2006 11:32 pm
Active form, passive meaning. 4 Tue Dec 19, 2006 11:30 pm
bomb (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 55 Tue Dec 19, 2006 11:02 pm
Is it a real Cockney accent? 4 Tue Dec 19, 2006 7:29 pm
Is the present perfect being shown the door? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Tue Dec 19, 2006 6:36 pm
Who is the most authoritative phonetician in the world now? 4 Tue Dec 19, 2006 2:19 pm
Do I have an accent? 8 Tue Dec 19, 2006 12:35 am
Guess where I'm from! 13 Mon Dec 18, 2006 11:19 pm
Why is English so easy? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 44 Sun Dec 17, 2006 11:02 pm
How do you pronounce "AGAIN"? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 40 Sun Dec 17, 2006 10:03 pm
word reference 5 Sun Dec 17, 2006 7:35 pm
Your opinion will be highly appreciated 4 Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:32 pm
tell me the meanings 2 Sun Dec 17, 2006 8:26 am
Stock or Stocks? 1 Sun Dec 17, 2006 7:08 am
Yes, it 'tis 7 Sun Dec 17, 2006 7:00 am
sur name 10 Sat Dec 16, 2006 7:28 pm
Northwest vs Midwest vs Southwest 13 Sat Dec 16, 2006 1:33 am
how to prepare essay writing for the cuny assessment test 5 Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:27 pm
Using "until now" is tye present perfect 3 Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:49 pm
Abercrombie&Fitch,G-star,levis,Miss Sixty,Polo,Juicy,Bap 0 Thu Dec 14, 2006 4:18 am
expression 8 Wed Dec 13, 2006 9:29 am
"keep me on my toes" 6 Wed Dec 13, 2006 9:12 am
What do you think my accent is? 11 Wed Dec 13, 2006 3:15 am
Does Comma REALLY get a cure?! 14 Wed Dec 13, 2006 3:00 am
Accent sample - please comment! 8 Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:56 pm
Globish cuts English down to size 6 Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:52 pm
english names of symbols 4 Tue Dec 12, 2006 7:16 am
English is not important as a matter of fact 7 Mon Dec 11, 2006 7:02 pm
Take the Tosser Test! Are you a Tosser? 2 Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:45 pm
English words drifting in meaning. (pages: 1 2 ) 19 Mon Dec 11, 2006 2:41 pm
Canadian Accent Studies (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 49 Mon Dec 11, 2006 8:49 am
Pronunciation of Laura (pages: 1 2 3 ) 42 Mon Dec 11, 2006 4:51 am
Present Perfect in the past ??? 6 Sun Dec 10, 2006 6:14 pm
me and my father or my father and I ? (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Sun Dec 10, 2006 1:01 am
pronouncing numbers in sums of money in US (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:16 pm
a question to User 1 Sat Dec 09, 2006 3:13 pm
Please 0 Sat Dec 09, 2006 2:57 pm
do people in Britain and America speak the same language? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Sat Dec 09, 2006 2:17 pm
G-sound in ''finger'' (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ) 82 Sat Dec 09, 2006 1:51 pm
show me the meaning.. 2 Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:30 am
Can I help who's next? 2 Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:13 am
answer me (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sat Dec 09, 2006 7:33 am
synonymous with or of? 9 Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:16 pm
Defining American English 12 Fri Dec 08, 2006 11:58 am
The word of the day 10 Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:00 am
Who cut off the Queen's vowels? 11 Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:54 am
**NEED HELP WITH WRITING ESSAY** (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Thu Dec 07, 2006 8:46 pm
in/on Victoria Street 6 Thu Dec 07, 2006 12:05 pm
What does test-match run? 2 Thu Dec 07, 2006 10:19 am
Cut Glass accent penetrates crowded Auction Room 4 Thu Dec 07, 2006 2:49 am
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