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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
Help with Past Perfect :) 5 Sun Jun 11, 2006 10:16 am
meta-attitude 1 Sat Jun 10, 2006 5:59 pm
as is 0 Sat Jun 10, 2006 6:45 am
Dinkey 3 Sat Jun 10, 2006 4:36 am
Curiosities and Sights. 0 Fri Jun 09, 2006 2:15 pm
Fish 3 Fri Jun 09, 2006 8:51 am
Pronouncing *th s* (*=wildcard) 9 Fri Jun 09, 2006 7:18 am
direct object and indirect object 5 Fri Jun 09, 2006 7:09 am
on the phone 2 Fri Jun 09, 2006 4:49 am
Monophthongs in old non-rhotic accents 10 Thu Jun 08, 2006 5:07 pm
choice of words 10 Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:37 pm
vindictive, rancorous, spiteful, or something else? 4 Thu Jun 08, 2006 11:45 am
TO MJD - A COMPLAINT 1 Thu Jun 08, 2006 11:20 am
some interesting comments about GenAm and RP (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 45 Thu Jun 08, 2006 10:38 am
"it's lonely at the top"? 6 Thu Jun 08, 2006 5:25 am
''bath'' and ''Mary'' (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ) 94 Wed Jun 07, 2006 10:09 pm
Past perfect 10 Wed Jun 07, 2006 8:07 pm
Please help me! what can I do to produce sentences ..... 3 Wed Jun 07, 2006 7:01 pm
decadent children? 1 Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:38 pm
ever? 1 Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:26 pm
a lettres 7 Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:23 pm
A problem 7 Wed Jun 07, 2006 12:30 pm
Longing, 6 Wed Jun 07, 2006 8:15 am
wonder-nutrient? 1 Tue Jun 06, 2006 1:06 pm
Grammer 5 Tue Jun 06, 2006 8:25 am
People vs. persons 6 Tue Jun 06, 2006 5:58 am
Do u use slang??? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 51 Mon Jun 05, 2006 4:00 pm
How would revolutionary soldiers sound? 5 Mon Jun 05, 2006 3:25 pm
than I would my own soul? 1 Mon Jun 05, 2006 3:25 pm
speak english 14 Mon Jun 05, 2006 12:18 pm
It's still English for Quebec immigrants. 10 Mon Jun 05, 2006 11:11 am
All the grammar you need to know...any comments? 11 Mon Jun 05, 2006 9:16 am
washing? 12 Mon Jun 05, 2006 8:31 am
politically incorrect prunes in California 10 Mon Jun 05, 2006 8:12 am
I wish/wished (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Mon Jun 05, 2006 3:36 am
"Letterly" 1 Mon Jun 05, 2006 1:09 am
How I can... 0 Mon Jun 05, 2006 1:06 am
Narrative, eh? 2 Sun Jun 04, 2006 8:06 pm
Large vs Big 10 Sun Jun 04, 2006 4:49 pm
Thorough- thurra or thurro 11 Sun Jun 04, 2006 4:29 pm
For Elina: "Caught in the Crossfire" 1 Sun Jun 04, 2006 4:14 pm
Can Canadians hear their accent? 3 Sun Jun 04, 2006 3:44 pm
My and Our, Amr Hlp Needed 7 Sun Jun 04, 2006 8:29 am
expressions 9 Sun Jun 04, 2006 8:14 am
correct 5 Sun Jun 04, 2006 7:49 am
be+ second to + verb 3 Sun Jun 04, 2006 7:07 am
Fire in the hole 12 Sat Jun 03, 2006 3:03 pm
Origin of the English Accent? 3 Sat Jun 03, 2006 9:25 am
drowneded 9 Sat Jun 03, 2006 5:36 am
Subtle, Doubt, Receipt 14 Sat Jun 03, 2006 4:09 am
Uma /.../ how do you pronounce it? 2 Fri Jun 02, 2006 3:08 pm
Since Adam was a lad (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Fri Jun 02, 2006 10:04 am
SOME vs A FEW 6 Fri Jun 02, 2006 3:13 am
About phrases "as is", "as follows" 2 Fri Jun 02, 2006 1:37 am
How is England divided (accent wise?) 2 Thu Jun 01, 2006 3:32 pm
"hunt down"vs"haunt down" 3 Thu Jun 01, 2006 1:53 pm
Adjectives describing desirable men (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Thu Jun 01, 2006 10:06 am
I don't know as... 4 Thu Jun 01, 2006 9:59 am
Americans speak proper English, Brits don't 3 Thu Jun 01, 2006 9:52 am
Frequent visitors 4 Thu Jun 01, 2006 3:18 am
scorched with smoke? 4 Thu Jun 01, 2006 2:50 am
Where are good students from? 5 Wed May 31, 2006 2:24 pm
relaxed hills? 4 Wed May 31, 2006 9:17 am
Correct usage of "off" and "from" 8 Wed May 31, 2006 8:55 am
A Recording of English in Cantonese Accent 5 Wed May 31, 2006 6:07 am
languages (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 48 Wed May 31, 2006 4:42 am
attract 5 Tue May 30, 2006 7:26 pm
Topic 4 N Americans- How is Spanish lang perceived in USA? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Tue May 30, 2006 5:21 pm
burned out? 4 Tue May 30, 2006 12:22 pm
differences 11 Tue May 30, 2006 9:38 am
Why is "I" capitalised? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Tue May 30, 2006 7:49 am
i have to improve my english within one month 13 Tue May 30, 2006 5:22 am
It's too ridiculous for being modern. Simplify it! (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 61 Mon May 29, 2006 5:22 pm
spelling reform (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 52 Mon May 29, 2006 4:57 pm
Mum Ma Mother Mummy (pages: 1 2 3 ) 33 Mon May 29, 2006 9:46 am
What is an ashy cross? 2 Mon May 29, 2006 8:23 am
I dont understand (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Mon May 29, 2006 8:19 am
Thanks a million guys (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Mon May 29, 2006 8:14 am
Does anyone know/speak linguaphone English? 0 Mon May 29, 2006 5:48 am
Trading in Other Securities 6 Sun May 28, 2006 8:09 pm
DIY divorce kit -- what is it?!!1 9 Sun May 28, 2006 7:50 pm
What to do when forgetting a girl's name? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 48 Sun May 28, 2006 5:03 pm
how does it sound????? 5 Sat May 27, 2006 9:02 pm
American & canadian 2 Sat May 27, 2006 7:53 pm
New words growing in popularity 3 Sat May 27, 2006 7:30 pm
The River Wild 4 Sat May 27, 2006 10:39 am
Don't say tenks or thenks but thanks. (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Sat May 27, 2006 8:15 am
Parliaments 7 Sat May 27, 2006 5:21 am
Mispell or Misspell? 3 Fri May 26, 2006 10:19 pm
conditional or not? 3 Fri May 26, 2006 10:55 am
Which do you like better? And why? 12 Fri May 26, 2006 2:07 am
which conditional? 2 Thu May 25, 2006 8:45 pm
more on conditionals 4 Thu May 25, 2006 8:44 pm
Making another attempt 6 Thu May 25, 2006 7:05 pm
Help decide over pronunciation model 8 Thu May 25, 2006 6:23 pm
Hands down 3 Thu May 25, 2006 3:12 pm
in / at / from? 4 Thu May 25, 2006 9:46 am
Most Germanic English accent 13 Wed May 24, 2006 7:25 pm
American English vs British: Uriel, answer me, please!!! (pages: 1 2 3 ) 43 Wed May 24, 2006 7:15 pm
Making mistakes in English 8 Wed May 24, 2006 5:22 pm
Where is this guy from? (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Wed May 24, 2006 3:35 pm
Colloquial English. Need Help. 2 Wed May 24, 2006 2:42 pm
Conditionnel 3 Wed May 24, 2006 1:27 pm
posted 1 Wed May 24, 2006 4:15 am
Pronounciation of "poem" (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Wed May 24, 2006 3:44 am
Is will=would? 8 Tue May 23, 2006 6:47 pm
grammar questions 7 Tue May 23, 2006 12:13 pm
homecomers? 1 Tue May 23, 2006 6:19 am
Start service? 2 Mon May 22, 2006 7:29 pm
Metallica The unforgiven 2 2 Mon May 22, 2006 7:09 pm
being 2 Mon May 22, 2006 4:48 pm
Pronunciation of a Name 3 Mon May 22, 2006 7:46 am
Italian dictionary 1 Mon May 22, 2006 7:02 am
Spot? 3 Mon May 22, 2006 3:39 am
Survey website 3 Mon May 22, 2006 12:03 am
guy vs who? a gentleman? 4 Sun May 21, 2006 9:17 am
sophisticated 8 Sun May 21, 2006 9:16 am
Cloven, not crested 2 Sat May 20, 2006 9:27 pm
Help with tenses (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sat May 20, 2006 5:13 pm
Eurovision Song Contest, 2006 GREECE! 13 Sat May 20, 2006 1:50 pm
what kind of.. 4 Sat May 20, 2006 11:36 am
For native speakers of American English 5 Sat May 20, 2006 10:26 am
What kind of accent is this? 11 Sat May 20, 2006 9:13 am
Pronunciation of tomato (pages: 1 2 3 ) 40 Fri May 19, 2006 10:20 pm
What is conterversory? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Fri May 19, 2006 11:07 am
Which part is torso? 7 Fri May 19, 2006 9:23 am
question 2 Thu May 18, 2006 11:45 pm
"as distinct from" 3 Thu May 18, 2006 11:44 pm
Which of the two is common? 12 Thu May 18, 2006 7:05 pm
Liaisons/Pronunciation 8 Thu May 18, 2006 4:38 pm
Signs of the Zodiac (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Wed May 17, 2006 11:19 pm
this is URGENT... ANSWERS 10 Wed May 17, 2006 10:43 pm
grammer rules 5 Wed May 17, 2006 9:36 am
Street Talk Question - At the Party 2 Tue May 16, 2006 5:43 am
what movie? (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Tue May 16, 2006 2:27 am
Lock from Lost's accent? 4 Tue May 16, 2006 12:06 am
Accents 8 Mon May 15, 2006 5:29 pm
go faster? 4 Mon May 15, 2006 6:43 am
Bertie who bounds 1 Sun May 14, 2006 8:56 pm
Is it a correct sentence? 3 Sat May 13, 2006 9:25 pm
How to Fake English (pages: 1 2 ) 25 Sat May 13, 2006 6:11 pm
Ango-Saxons (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Sat May 13, 2006 3:33 pm
WHICH ONE IS RIGHT? 2 Sat May 13, 2006 9:42 am
I Sell collection of unique Russian nested dolls 0 Sat May 13, 2006 5:43 am
English speakers ! Do you understand FRENCH ? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Sat May 13, 2006 4:31 am
Anglo-Saxons 1 Sat May 13, 2006 1:15 am
Contractions of "it is not", "you are not&quo 7 Fri May 12, 2006 3:18 pm
serried? 2 Fri May 12, 2006 12:16 pm
Stress 3 Fri May 12, 2006 8:13 am
Pronunciation of which 8 Fri May 12, 2006 1:18 am
a salutary lesson 8 Thu May 11, 2006 6:53 pm
Fascism at a school 12 Thu May 11, 2006 4:34 pm
Is englis a phonetic language? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Thu May 11, 2006 4:20 pm
Question on Political Correctness (Nigger & Blackman) (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Thu May 11, 2006 8:35 am
Genitive 6 Thu May 11, 2006 7:22 am
question abt speaking or asking on phone in english 7 Wed May 10, 2006 2:14 pm
English phrase said in English way? 0 Wed May 10, 2006 6:38 am
That one book. 9 Wed May 10, 2006 1:30 am
"if I were you" 8 Tue May 09, 2006 11:54 pm
Street Talk English Question 8 Tue May 09, 2006 10:02 pm
Prepositions (at) 5 Tue May 09, 2006 5:51 pm
Without fail 8 Tue May 09, 2006 4:36 pm
What is Figures of Speech? 3 Tue May 09, 2006 4:07 pm
Street Talk Egnlish Question 7 Tue May 09, 2006 1:45 pm
British accents 9 Tue May 09, 2006 1:32 pm
Preposions... 9 Tue May 09, 2006 1:23 pm
SNEAKED OR SNUCK? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 34 Tue May 09, 2006 8:57 am
English- what is it really? (pages: 1 2 ) 20 Tue May 09, 2006 8:08 am
much likewise is performed. 1 Mon May 08, 2006 3:25 pm
no accent (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Mon May 08, 2006 2:53 pm
Count the F's 3 Mon May 08, 2006 1:28 pm
English- from Germany? 8 Mon May 08, 2006 9:06 am
what do these sentences mean? 2 Sun May 07, 2006 5:40 pm
"Sorry if I sound preachy" 6 Sun May 07, 2006 1:49 pm
Explain plz 14 Sun May 07, 2006 9:38 am
Does big vocabulary mean good English 4 Sun May 07, 2006 6:53 am
meaning of a song 2 Sun May 07, 2006 5:35 am
lawyer & attorney 11 Sun May 07, 2006 1:01 am
CHOKE ON IT (pages: 1 2 ) 16 Sat May 06, 2006 6:47 pm
"so to speak" (pages: 1 2 ) 18 Sat May 06, 2006 2:10 pm
what does that lryic mean? 0 Sat May 06, 2006 1:17 pm
rested against - what does it mean? 2 Fri May 05, 2006 10:03 pm
sentence 1 Fri May 05, 2006 9:46 pm
Montana Accent 4 Fri May 05, 2006 9:24 pm
ambiguity in the present perfect 10 Fri May 05, 2006 9:21 pm
week-end or weekend? (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Fri May 05, 2006 2:04 pm
Reading Shakespeare 8 Fri May 05, 2006 11:19 am
Accent critique please 7 Fri May 05, 2006 6:04 am
finish ? 4 Fri May 05, 2006 1:56 am
leg person 6 Thu May 04, 2006 9:20 pm
Angry Chirac leaves EU summit as Frenchman speaks English. (pages: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 64 Thu May 04, 2006 5:03 pm
'fries' vs 'french fries' (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 55 Thu May 04, 2006 4:01 pm
job offer for you 0 Thu May 04, 2006 3:49 pm
I love yours site 3 Thu May 04, 2006 2:46 pm
feminine gender? (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Thu May 04, 2006 10:33 am
How mistaken English has ebcome the norm. 8 Thu May 04, 2006 10:21 am
regular shoes? 8 Thu May 04, 2006 9:56 am
Need help with word «subsume» 3 Wed May 03, 2006 9:01 am
Book and buck, look and luck (pages: 1 2 ) 21 Wed May 03, 2006 8:20 am
Translate these song lyrics into many different languages... 1 Wed May 03, 2006 6:54 am
Pronun of Forever 9 Wed May 03, 2006 1:54 am
"the ship sunk yesterday." (pages: 1 2 3 ) 42 Tue May 02, 2006 7:34 pm
a something 1 Tue May 02, 2006 5:37 am
Confusing Expressions 6 Tue May 02, 2006 12:33 am
"i absolutely think the world of you" 3 Mon May 01, 2006 9:24 am
suggest to do sth - is it possible? 2 Mon May 01, 2006 4:08 am
who has got the coolest American accent? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 32 Sun Apr 30, 2006 8:07 pm
What does "a million dollar baby" mean?? 2 Sun Apr 30, 2006 5:36 pm
accent 5 Sun Apr 30, 2006 1:58 am
is Anglo-Saxon spoken today? (pages: 1 2 3 ) 30 Sat Apr 29, 2006 2:59 pm
to you 8 Sat Apr 29, 2006 11:29 am
prepositions 3 Sat Apr 29, 2006 9:37 am
''worser'' and ''worstest'' (pages: 1 2 3 ) 39 Sat Apr 29, 2006 5:38 am
Played in a movie? (pages: 1 2 ) 15 Sat Apr 29, 2006 1:43 am
to give all or nothing? 1 Fri Apr 28, 2006 10:17 am
why is the pronunciation of english so unstable? (pages: 1 2 3 4 ) 59 Fri Apr 28, 2006 2:50 am
Singer and finger- Do they rhyme? 7 Thu Apr 27, 2006 11:28 pm
what's going on in (at?) music school? 1 Thu Apr 27, 2006 5:56 pm
chief minister? 7 Thu Apr 27, 2006 4:36 pm
"Buck Naked" changes to "Butt Naked" 0 Thu Apr 27, 2006 1:10 pm
"i'll be here waiting with baited breath" 2 Thu Apr 27, 2006 7:19 am
by 4 Wed Apr 26, 2006 3:33 pm
Tommie 11 Wed Apr 26, 2006 3:22 pm
difference 0 Wed Apr 26, 2006 12:39 pm
the Sister with a capital S? 2 Wed Apr 26, 2006 9:16 am
Overuse of possessive adjectives (my/your/our/etc.) (pages: 1 2 ) 17 Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:27 am
My dear friends nicknamed as EITO from Japan 0 Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:42 am
Do you know? (pages: 1 2 ) 23 Wed Apr 26, 2006 1:36 am
Beginner 2 Tue Apr 25, 2006 4:49 pm
The difference between about and if... 3 Tue Apr 25, 2006 10:08 am
Curious question for Brits (pages: 1 2 ) 22 Tue Apr 25, 2006 5:47 am
is English made up? 6 Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:31 pm
Politics forum 1 Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:25 pm
Being British (pages: 1 2 3 ) 43 Mon Apr 24, 2006 4:00 pm
"book leave" 2 Sun Apr 23, 2006 5:56 pm
Genitive case. 3 Sun Apr 23, 2006 5:52 pm
MID-ATLANTIC ENGLISH Again 0 Sun Apr 23, 2006 4:32 pm
Commonweath Basic Law Applicable thruout? 6 Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:57 pm
Ambiguous sentence? 3 Sun Apr 23, 2006 7:19 am
"ppl don't kick a dead dawg" 1 Sun Apr 23, 2006 1:19 am
duh vs doh 4 Sat Apr 22, 2006 11:12 pm
a 2-word word becomes a 1-word word 8 Sat Apr 22, 2006 7:31 pm
Exclamations! 3 Sat Apr 22, 2006 5:02 pm
"telling a person off" 3 Sat Apr 22, 2006 10:54 am
LOL 14 Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:30 am
"I took my chances" 2 Sat Apr 22, 2006 6:13 am
zreading/sraining 13 Fri Apr 21, 2006 11:34 pm
Pronunciation and mouth muscles 12 Fri Apr 21, 2006 8:39 pm
out or outside or ? 4 Fri Apr 21, 2006 6:03 pm
Ridding ourselves of the term "descriptivist". Is 0 Fri Apr 21, 2006 5:47 pm
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