US to Officially make English its language of choice. 39 replies

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emonkies

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#1 12 years ago

http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=31831

It is not clear if adopting English means that Microsoft will now have to use proper UK English rather than that bastardised US English it has been peddling on Microsoft Word for years.

Nor whether Yanks will now learn to speak proper.

:lol:

I did find this amusing.




Karst

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#2 12 years ago

I wonder where that came from....




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#3 12 years ago
Nor whether Yanks will now learn to speak proper.

Gee, shouldn't that be "properly"? And they're making fun of us...




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#4 12 years ago

Funny this, last night I was watching Room 101 and they had the boss from 'The Apprentice' series (English version) One of the things he picked to be put into Room 101 is 'American-English' Language. (Conspiracy? anyone?)

Tennessee Republican Lamar Alexander"English is part of our national identity. It's part of our spirit. It's part of our blood. It's part of who we are."

Can't wait to use this quote in future.




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#5 12 years ago
Inyri ForgeGee, shouldn't that be "properly"? And they're making fun of us...

It's a common joke, partially based on some of our less-than-eloquent English accents and dialects. Incidentally, we also make fun of Americans and their inability to 'get' irony.




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#6 12 years ago

We have always used English here and everything we have has been English here... Bought time they made it offical... Should of done it a long long time ago.




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#7 12 years ago

I always figured it was official. So what does this mean for America anyways? Hopefully it means all these people will learn it instead of messing up my order at the fast food restraunt. :)




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#8 12 years ago
-King-Funny this, last night I was watching Room 101 and they had the boss from 'The Apprentice' series (English version) One of the things he picked to be put into Room 101 is 'American-English' Language. (Conspiracy? anyone?) Can't wait to use this quote in future.

Yeah I saw that too, but it's about time the Americans spoke proper English.

Microsoft will now have to use proper UK English rather than that bastardised US English it has been peddling on Microsoft Word for years.

LMAO:rofl:




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#9 12 years ago

SPDU89 it's about time the Americans spoke proper English.

We already do. We get along just fine with our English. Cheers, brilliant, tally ho ole chap.




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#10 12 years ago

Jolly good show mate!