Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). The state of the English Language in America - General Discussion Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In The state of the English Language in America majormatt Posted: May 6, 2003 8:44PM in General Discussion edited January 2014 I am just wondering if anyone has any thoughts on the current state of the English language in America. Comments Reply 1 of 11 ibrowse Posts: 1,749member May 6, 2003 8:46PM Why...? OMG! GTG, tlk 2 U LtR~~~ Reply 2 of 11 naderfan Posts: 156member May 6, 2003 9:04PM "Me fail English? That's unpossible!" -Ralph Wiggum"Pfff. English. Who needs that? I'm never going to England!" -Homer SimpsonAnd that's the state of the English Language in America. We're all morons, but luckily, we're number one, so it doesn't matter. Reply 3 of 11 kickaha Posts: 8,760member May 6, 2003 9:20PM Heh. Go here (NPR). A question on the PSAT verbal that was actually incorrect. Reply 4 of 11 shawnpatrickjoyce Posts: 2,417member May 6, 2003 9:26PM Remember to never split an infinitive!The passive voice should never be used!*wink* Reply 5 of 11 buonrotto Posts: 6,368member May 6, 2003 9:28PM Don't verb nouns. Reply 6 of 11 fellowship Posts: 5,038member May 6, 2003 11:01PM Que Pasa?hahaha Fellows Reply 7 of 11 cosmonut Posts: 4,872member May 6, 2003 11:44PM Is it wrong that it took me a good minute or so to even understand what the question was asking? I looked at the sentence and went, "Huh? So that part is supposed to be replaced by...wait....oh! Okay!" Reply 8 of 11 pfflam Posts: 5,053member May 6, 2003 11:58PM Quote:Originally posted by CosmoNut Is it wrong that it took me a good minute or so to even understand what the question was asking? I looked at the sentence and went, "Huh? So that part is supposed to be replaced by...wait....oh! Okay!" well, at least you understood it.... I gave up tryng Reply 9 of 11 giaguara Posts: 2,724member May 7, 2003 12:09AM Most of the people in the US speak English. 40 million of 250 speak Spanish, so in big cities like NY and in South you don't need English. I have no statistics but I'd really like to see what other than English and Spanish are spoken and by how big % of the US living people (is not necessarily = residents). \ Reply 10 of 11 aquafire Posts: 2,758member May 7, 2003 7:31AM Man the Battle stations...The English are back........What's with this English malarky...I thought people in the USA spoke American......Didn't you guys fight a revolution over it ?Its called Amglish or something esperanto-ish.In Australia...we think of ourselves as larikins & our lingo is a real larf for most to understand.......heres a taste......Owyargoinmate ? Djaavagodweegend ? Nahworeezmates..Me..'n d'missus took the flaminkids tacee d bloodyfooty.Talkaboutwinginbloody shielas chewnmebloodyflaminearorf..disndat nall I's dun is avafewtinneslike...Crickeys mate...Theralldrongosdemsheilas...Anywayz der i am avin me earole pumpd when the flamin footy wakser on de side o fer ed...Dat shuderup abit...Tooo bloodyright tsall I rekn.Ca'rn d Crows !Cya mate Reply 11 of 11 aquafire Posts: 2,758member May 7, 2003 8:10AM Ps It's called " Strine " Sign In or Register to comment.