Free AdviceGet Free Advice
Home | Get advice | Give advice | Topics | Columnists | - !START HERE! -
Make Suggestions | Sitemap

Get Advice


Search Questions

Ask A Question

Browse Advice Columnists

Search Advice Columnists

Chat Room

Give Advice

View Questions
Search Questions
Advice Topics

Login

Username:
Password:
Remember me
Register for free!
Lost Password?

Want to give Advice?

Sign Up Now
(It's FREE!)

Miscellaneous

Shirts and Stuff
Page Backgrounds
Make Suggestions
Site News
Link To Us
About Us
Terms of Service
Help/FAQ
Sitemap
Contact Us


How do you know if you have depression? <<< Previous Question
Next Question >>> how to avoid having sex in verginity

british english vs american english


Question Posted Sunday December 25 2011, 7:59 am

I need your opinion guys!!!It's very important for me,which one do you think is better?American English or British English?

[ Answer this question ]
Want to answer more questions in the Miscellaneous category?
Maybe give some free advice about: Doesn't Fit Any Of These Categories?


Denabella answered Sunday January 1 2012, 1:24 am:
What's the difference. It's really the same language with different spellings of certain words. So honestly.... there isn't a difference to choose from.

[ Denabella's advice column | Ask Denabella A Question
]




rainbowcherrie answered Tuesday December 27 2011, 9:01 pm:
Well, they do say the original is always the best!

EDIT: Which one is the original? Is that a serious question?

Obviously British English is the original. I would have thought the clue would be in the name.

On a more serious note, as a Brit, I do prefer British English, and find that American spellings of things annoy me. But I'm sure if I was American I'd prefer that. Modern British English is derived from Old English anyway, so nothing is truly 'original'.

[ rainbowcherrie's advice column | Ask rainbowcherrie A Question
]



adviceman49 answered Sunday December 25 2011, 4:09 pm:
I don't think there is a true difference in the language. What there is, is a cultural difference that over time has changed the way we here in America speak the English language.


Remember before the American Revolution we were a colony of Great Britain. I'm sure before then and for a time after we spoke in what is referred to as the Kings English. Over time we developed our own culture, mannerisms and speaking. I wouldn't have it any other way.


I believe we are true cousins with our own ways. I have enjoyed visiting Great Britain and Scotland and the difference between the two lands and my country. To me the British seem unflappable taking things in stride. Where at home the slightest thing sets us in a tizzy.


I actually have cousins living in London and Manchester. My only wish is we could visit more often.


No I don't think one is better. I think each is unique to their own culture.

[ adviceman49's advice column | Ask adviceman49 A Question
]



hitler_the_goat answered Sunday December 25 2011, 11:13 am:
british english does tend to spell words in a more glorious manner, but really, there's no difference. dialect is the only real barrier. have you ever tried to speak with somebody from wales? I was hanging out with a british cavalry platoon a few years back, and it was like being at the UN. The platoon was half welsh, and the rest a gaggle of other accents with an aristocratic Platoon Leader. the only dude I could understand was the PL and a conkney squad leader, and thats because the PL spoke with the most refined and elegant accent I have ever had the pleasure of hearing and the conkney Squad leader was a riot to listen to as well. its like comparing a tomato with a differently accented tomato.
-Gunner

[ hitler_the_goat's advice column | Ask hitler_the_goat A Question
]



Matt answered Sunday December 25 2011, 8:56 am:
They're basically the same. I worked for a newspaper in Europe for a few months recently that used British English, and there's no real difference beyond some phrasing and spelling differences.

[ Matt's advice column | Ask Matt A Question
]
Recent popular questions:
Want to give advice?

Click here to start your own advice column!

Telling boyfriend you don't want to leave family?
A critical request for help. A challenge for those who like to think like detectives
i had sex but after bleeding 2days only is that normal?
can a dike get pregnant?
I am very confused!
Depression and a relationship
I have dated the same guy
going back to the gym after months of lazyness
why do boys get treated diffirently then girls?
So there's a boy
How to communicate with him
I like this guy, it's a s
Could it be possible
I am the "other woman" and I want to know if that's how it will always be.
So I like this guy but I don't know what this is
father passing blood when pooping
BISEXUAL- BICURIOUS PROBLEM?
Should I call off our friendship?
Self Harming Friend
Halloween Party

All content on this page posted by members of advicenators.com is the responsibility those individual members. Other content © 2003-2014 advicenators.com. We do not promise accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any advice and are not responsible for content.

Attention: NOTHING on this site may be reproduced in any fashion whatsoever without explicit consent (in writing) of the owner of said material, unless otherwise stated on the page where the content originated. Search engines are free to index and cache our content.
Users who post their account names or personal information in their questions have no expectation of privacy beyond that point for anything they disclose. Questions are otherwise considered anonymous to the general public.

[Valid RSS] eXTReMe Tracker