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Joined: October 19, 2012

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Re: Abbreviation of “number”  •  October 19, 2012, 5:54pm  •  0 vote

Just as a point of interest, I work in the building trade in the UK and when receiving tenders for pricing, the quantities of items on a typical construction industry bill of quantities are often list

Re: “Bring” vs. “Take” differences in UK and American English  •  October 19, 2012, 5:22pm  •  1 vote

"off" even.

Re: “Bring” vs. “Take” differences in UK and American English  •  October 19, 2012, 5:21pm  •  0 vote

'in the UK a boy will say to a girl, “May I take you home”' - oh yeah! in which century? Rightly or wrongly most of the population of Britain would say "Can I take you home?" You say take you, I s

Re: “it caught on fire”  •  October 19, 2012, 4:11pm  •  0 vote

I have heard both in the UK. But I am aware that caught fire/catch fire is standard English.

Re: Diacritic for “Yana”  •  October 19, 2012, 4:00pm  •  0 vote

English doesn't use diacritics very often, and certainly not over the letter a. It did use diacritics more in the past, but they have been almost entirely expunged from the language. The are a few le