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Tythran
Posted - 2005.08.09 00:56:00 - [31]
 

'Appen yer all wrong. Tha knows proper english is what is spocken up north.Wink

Village Person
Posted - 2005.08.09 07:09:00 - [32]
 

Everyone knows that the best language in the world is Engrish.

Zyyrus
Minmatar
Command and Conquer
Posted - 2005.08.09 13:40:00 - [33]
 

Edited by: Zyyrus on 09/08/2005 13:44:23
american english is just slanged British english, ain't and ya'll ar the first two that come to mind

I'm Canadain btw, and have an English step-father, who has loads of English, and american friends, who are all part of a very large clan (VS-UK), i was once part of it, but quite awhile back, we now use there TS voice server for EVE, so it's kinda funny to hear americans, English, and Canadians, all speaking at once, you can really hear the major differences in the accents, and i also work in an american support call center, so i'm very quickly getting used to thick taxan accents

(oh and theres a couple of scotish guys to)

few more things i thought of at thw last second, "ya" originally came from the German "ja" (which means yes, and j's are pronounced as y's in German .... in case u didn't know)

there are even different dialects of Canadain english in different parts of the country, i'm originally from New brunswick, now live in Ontario, and there are subtle differences in accents and dialect, it seems to me that dialect is very different in northen and southern England

Discorporation
Amarr
Evolution
Band of Brothers
Posted - 2005.08.09 14:22:00 - [34]
 

According to my phonetics teacher years ago, american english pronunciation is probably a lot closer to 'old' (16-17th century) english pronunciation.

He looked like phil collins though, so he might have been wrong (s-s-sudio!)

Professor McFly
Posted - 2005.08.09 15:15:00 - [35]
 

Free ALUMINUM for everyone! Shocked

Demarcus
Killjoy.
Posted - 2005.08.10 18:54:00 - [36]
 

Originally by: Professor McFly
Free ALUMINUM for everyone! Shocked

Eddie Izzard 4tw!

Egoblast
Caldari
Icarus' Wings
Z.E.R.G
Posted - 2005.08.18 14:25:00 - [37]
 

Americans and English,
Two great nations divided by a common language

Here's a question for you.
Why isn't Phonetic spelled Phonetically?


Jah Nayor
Caldari
Murder of Crows
E N I G M A
Posted - 2005.08.18 15:03:00 - [38]
 

It's burglarized...not burglarised. If you are going to rip American English, use our proper bastardized words please!Very Happy

Rodj Blake
Amarr
PIE Inc.
Posted - 2005.08.18 15:19:00 - [39]
 

Edited by: Rodj Blake on 18/08/2005 15:20:19



mimik
Posted - 2005.08.18 16:10:00 - [40]
 

Originally by: VeNT
hehe
Archeology?
Archaeology?

wonder how meny bugs are down to miss spelt code.


i hope u were joking when u criticised someones else spelling by mis-spelling two words in your own post.

MANY

MIS-SPELT

Achnoid
Amarr
Viziam
Posted - 2005.08.18 19:25:00 - [41]
 

Vent, noone gives a ****. I don't care if some word is misspelled and i can't see why anyone should

Resin Kadir
S.A.S
Pandemic Legion
Posted - 2005.08.18 20:47:00 - [42]
 

Originally by: Redd Sectoray
Actually, both are valid. Razz


pwned

Resin Kadir
S.A.S
Pandemic Legion
Posted - 2005.08.18 20:48:00 - [43]
 

Originally by: mimik
Originally by: VeNT
hehe
Archeology?
Archaeology?

wonder how meny bugs are down to miss spelt code.


i hope u were joking when u criticised someones else spelling by mis-spelling two words in your own post.

MANY

MIS-SPELT


criticized

Hulredi
Gallente
The Scope
Posted - 2005.08.18 21:57:00 - [44]
 

Ok I am curious is this a debate on how the words are spelt in the game or just a debate period on how words should be spelt Razz. I am just wondering eh

and take off eh!

H

Uther Doull
Shinra
Lotka Volterra
Posted - 2005.08.19 11:25:00 - [45]
 

Originally by: Discorporation
According to my phonetics teacher years ago, american english pronunciation is probably a lot closer to 'old' (16-17th century) english pronunciation.


as far as i know that's true (excluding the dialects like ya'll and aint ofcourse)

a lot of ppl think american english is a 'mutated' form of english, while it's actually the other way around

however, i personally like the british version better
(btw i'm from holland, germanic languages FTW!, except ofcourse that something like 30% of the commonly used words and expressions are english now :P)
i also think that everybody should speak and understand enough english to get by, esspecially in europe (I'm looking at YOU germans and french! Razz)

Eight Ace
Posted - 2005.08.19 12:22:00 - [46]
 

A dutchman on a thread about spelling?

You are walking on thin ice my friend.

or should I say

"loopt op dun ijs mijn vriend."

VeNT
Minmatar
Freelancer Union
Unaffiliated
Posted - 2005.08.19 23:27:00 - [47]
 

Originally by: Resin Kadir
Originally by: mimik
Originally by: VeNT
hehe
Archeology?
Archaeology?

wonder how meny bugs are down to miss spelt code.


i hope u were joking when u criticised someones else spelling by mis-spelling two words in your own post.

MANY

MIS-SPELT


criticized


Pwned Razz

atleast I have an excuse

Filiberto
Amarr
The Drekla Consortium
Posted - 2005.08.20 11:35:00 - [48]
 

null
Quote:
i also think that everybody should speak and understand enough english to get by, esspecially in europe (I'm looking at YOU germans and french!

don't forget the spanish and italianRolling Eyes

ad on the back of an italian bus: "the limits of your language are the limits of your world"

Zyrla Bladestorm
Minmatar
Foundation
R0ADKILL
Posted - 2005.08.20 16:34:00 - [49]
 

I believe that modern english pronunciation is due to an government initiative that was started up at one point (I forget wether it was the victorians or a little further back) after it was realized that for instance : the people from four villages no more than 30 miles apart from each other couldn't understand a word the others said because the pronunciations had all gone off in there own unique directions within those communitys - And thus one pronunciation was settled on and taught to the young.

Some of these english dialects still survive, particularly up north Wink but they are on the decline a lot more in this modern age of comunications.

Safaomae
Amarr
PCG Enterprises
Huzzah Federation
Posted - 2005.08.22 15:50:00 - [50]
 

Originally by: Jah Nayor
It's burglarized...not burglarised. If you are going to rip American English, use our proper bastardized words please!Very Happy


damn you and your Z's ! Laughing

Skaaj
Universal Star
HELM Alliance
Posted - 2005.08.23 12:57:00 - [51]
 

Edited by: Skaaj on 23/08/2005 12:57:36
I don't think people who have grammatical and spelling mistakes in their own signatures, are allowed to respond to this thread:

Zyrla: its apologies not apologys
Demarcus: it is not correct English to use the word 'and' after a comma, the comma is there to remove the need for the 'and'

And while I'm at it I think Americans should be stopped from responding to this thread as well, seeing as American and English are two, quite different languages.

(Damn z's everywhere and doubling up on letters for no reason)RazzYARRRR!!

Zyrla Bladestorm
Minmatar
Foundation
R0ADKILL
Posted - 2005.08.23 14:16:00 - [52]
 

Originally by: Skaaj
Edited by: Skaaj on 23/08/2005 12:57:36
I don't think people who have grammatical and spelling mistakes in their own signatures, are allowed to respond to this thread:

Zyrla: its apologies not apologys
Demarcus: it is not correct English to use the word 'and' after a comma, the comma is there to remove the need for the 'and'

And while I'm at it I think Americans should be stopped from responding to this thread as well, seeing as American and English are two, quite different languages.

(Damn z's everywhere and doubling up on letters for no reason)RazzYARRRR!!


That's what you get for missing half your high school education to to debilitating illness probably.

Zandorak X
Caldari
Posted - 2005.08.23 17:54:00 - [53]
 

Edited by: Zandorak X on 23/08/2005 17:54:57
Ahem ..... this post is just well .... sad ...
examples of why people would reply:
A) Some of u really have 2 much time on your hands...
B) EVE crashed and u had nothing else to do....
C) Skipped 2 many english lessons (like me)
D) Excuse to post ......
E) Nothing better to do (like me ...)
F) Girlfriend problems ....

Oh and i am all the above !

I think we take eve way 2 seriouse ..... and if ur woundring about my own spelling mistakes, im just testing ur english skills ... Cool

F'nog
Amarr
Viziam
Posted - 2005.08.26 22:41:00 - [54]
 

Originally by: Troezar
Maybe the time has come to separate the two languages English and American and not confuse matters by calling it American English. If it wasn't for modern communications we'd probably not understand a word the other spoke by nowLaughing

Anyone know the historical reason for why American misses out a lot of the extra letters??


Actually, Merriam Webster, waaay back in the 19th century used the then-current spellings that the English did in his ground-breaking dictionary. In the intervening 200 years, the English have added a bunch of extra letters to their words, probably to differentiate themselves from us upstart rebels.

F'nog
Amarr
Viziam
Posted - 2005.08.26 22:44:00 - [55]
 

Originally by: Zyrla Bladestorm
I believe that modern english pronunciation is due to an government initiative that was started up at one point (I forget wether it was the victorians or a little further back) after it was realized that for instance : the people from four villages no more than 30 miles apart from each other couldn't understand a word the others said because the pronunciations had all gone off in there own unique directions within those communitys - And thus one pronunciation was settled on and taught to the young.

Some of these english dialects still survive, particularly up north Wink but they are on the decline a lot more in this modern age of comunications.


It's all because of the BBC. The King's English (now the Queen's) was more or less adopted as the official dialect of British English, because it was the only one that was nationally heard on the radio (and later TV). Now it's called BBC English because it has become so common and accepted.

Pedantically yours,


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