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Download Reader Ù That's Not English and What Our English Says About Us Ç ❰Epub❯ ❧ That's Not English: Britishisms, Americanisms, and What Our English Says About Us Author Join or create book clubs – Danpashley.co.uk In this brilliant transatlantic survival guide Erin Moore examineYoull discover why Americans give and take so many bloody compliments and never ever say shall well hardly ever as well as what the British really m Entertaining read This book has very short chapters about very specific words or topics and is in a very casual conversational tone

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In this brilliant transatlantic survival guide Erin Moore examines the key differences between the British and the Americans through their language A fascinating insight into the differences between the two 'languages' It helped me to understand some of my American colleagues a little better and it also helped them to understand me Not sure I agree with everything the author says but a good book for Brits and Americans who need to communicate with each other Glad I understand the American use of 'uite' better now having been told I was 'uite' good at my job and wondering what I was doing wrongnot doing

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That's Not English Britishisms Americanisms and What Our English Says About UsEan when they say proper why they believe it is better to be bright than clever and how the word sorry has at least eight different meanings for the A witty and literate review of the language we are supposed to have in common with the colonies of North America; its uirks eccentricities and mysteries It turns out to be a harder task than Ms Moore anticipated I think because there are references to some American things and events that are not comprehensible to the English of whom I am one The puzzled Americans in the audience get help than the puzzled Brits But it's a good read enlivened by curiosities that put our strengths and weaknesses on display; always good cause for a thoughtful smile 4 stars because sometimes the text wanders too far from the pleasures announced by the chapter headings but I am being a little ungenerous I think