rawKeyDown slightly cooked

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 03:15:07 EST 2013


On 24/12/13 04:50, Dr. Hawkins wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 1:54 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> H.L.Mencken thought they spoke "American".
>>
> Churchill noted that the US and Britain were two countries separated by a
> common language . . .
>
> (I stumbled across a study a few years ago that found that New England
> speaks something closer to 18th century british english than anything else
> spoken today--including all of Britain)
>
>

That would not surprise me in the least.

There is a school of thought that the best 'British' English (never 
quite worked out what that meant)
is spoken in Inverness, in the Highlands of Scotland.

Richmond.




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