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1) Chapter 4. American and English Today. 2. Differences in Usage. Mencken, H.L. 1921. The American Language
...his politics and even in his religion the American uses, not only words and phrases, but whole syntactical constructions, that are unintelligible to the Englishman,...

2) Chapter 4. American and English Today. 5. Expletives and Forbidden Words. Mencken, H.L. 1921. The American Language
...either intrinsically or by usage, are improper, a great many curious differences between English and American reveal themselves. The Englishman, on the whole, is...

3) Chapter 4. American and English Today. 3. Honorifics. Mencken, H.L. 1921. The American Language
...former Chief of the Fire Department. 2 But perhaps the greatest difference between English and American usage is presented by the Honorable. In the United States...

4) AMERICAN ENGLISH. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...language and as a second or third language by millions of others over much of the world. American English differs in aspects of its phonology, its orthography, its...

5) Chapter 1. Introductory. 5. The General Character of American English. Mencken, H.L. 1921. The American Language
...intents and purposes, fully naturalized. 2 Of the intrinsic differences that separate American from English the chief have their roots in the obvious disparity between...

6) Chapter 4. American and English Today. 4. Euphemisms. Mencken, H.L. 1921. The American Language
...But such euphemisms as lady-clerk are, after all, much rarer in English than in American usage. The Englishman seldom tries to gloss menial occupations with sonorous...

7) English. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...b. The English language of a particular time, region, person, or group of persons: American English. 3. A translation into or an equivalent in the English language....

8) Chapter 4. American and English Today. 1. The Two Vocabularies. Mencken, H.L. 1921. The American Language
...of today, here is a list of terms in everyday use that differ in American and English: American English ash-can dust-bin ash-cart dust-cart ashman dustman backyard...

9) American English. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The English language as used in the United States....

10) Chapter 12. The Future of the Language. 2. English or American?. Mencken, H.L. 1921. The American Language
...Because of the fact that the American form of English is now spoken by three times as many persons as all the British forms taken together, and by at least twenty...

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