Two interesting pieces. I have to admit that I’ve misused two out of the ten examples from Grammar.net’s misunderstood English:
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Interesting article in the Economist about regional accents in England, not what you might have expected:
Road tested the attached page from ‘The Economist’ on the Austrian half of the family and a few Austrian friends. Consensus was:
- Recognisable English trait
- “You say that a lot” to about a third of the suggestions
Based on this use of language I think we can for once say I conform to a stereotype.