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12-19-2012, 09:16 AM
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ChipAyten
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British English and American English have both stemmed from a more primitive version of the language. English was originally spoken by the Germanic tribes (primarily Anglo-saxan) that begun to inhabit the isle of Great Britain after Roman occupation.

There is no such thing as a right or wrong way to speak a language. There are only conventions. A language's "rightness" is certified by the people who speak it. If it becomes customary among the populous then it becomes right, there is no official decree of what makes a part of speech correct or incorrect. The dictionary is a living document.

lesson over.

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