Amglish: Two Nations Divided by a Common Language - download pdf or read online

By Mike Powell

ISBN-10: 1631927205

ISBN-13: 9781631927201

Spanish-Americans have Spanglish; Indian Hindi audio system have Hinglish; Singaporean slang is named Singlish and misguided use of English in China is called Chinglish. however the greatest version of English is the only spoken via over three hundred million americans: AMGLISH. With 1000's of alternative phrases, spellings and pronunciations, the potential for americans and Brits to misconceive one another is monstrous. For a Brit moving to the U.S., turning into fluent in American-English is a true problem. So now, British newspaper and radio journalist (and longtime US resident) Mike Powell, offers the fundamental advisor should you mistakenly notion we have been international locations united by way of a typical language. in addition to proposing some of the most complete American/English translators ever released, AMGLISH explores cultural adjustments too. for instance: If an enemy captured a British undercover agent and an American undercover agent, how may they inform which used to be which (assuming the brokers had no identity, would not converse - and their captors refused to inn to torture)? AMGLISH has the answer!

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