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13 Britishisms That Have Invaded American English
It's part of a phenomenon called "Anglocreep."
Why Are Americans Butchering the English Language?
Nancy Graham Holm
It's not too late to draw a line in the sand. We must be vigilant and protect our English pronouns from further abuse.
British Tourists Bitch About New York: Shopping's 'Aggressive,' Skyscrapers Are 'Scary,' Our Behavior? Just Plain 'Rude'
Washington Post contributor, children's book author
What do tourists from abroad think of traveling
? Are they keen on American food? Are they comfy in our hotels? Do they think we're friendly?
QUIZ: Do You Speak American?: English Language Facts
From OUPblog: A wide-ranging account of American English, Richard Bailey’s "Speaking American" investigates the history and
Spelling Differences Between American And British English
As George Bernard Shaw is said to have said, "England and America are two countries separated by the same language." It's
New Dictionary Words: 'Bromance,' 'Hockey Mom,' 'Tramp Stamp,' And What Else?
Around 2,000 new words, phrases, and meanings have been added to the dictionary of American English, including bromance -- defined
Is The English Language In Danger?
Now the originators of our mother tongue have circled the wagons (perhaps that should be "carriages'') to fight for English
Language Problems at the
New York Times
Robert E. Murphy
Since the death of William Safire, political columnist who wrote the regular "On Language" feature in the
New York Times Magazine
, no one has truly assumed the mantle of leading linguistic watchdog.
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