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TheA merican left and some British comparisons

John Kenneth Galbraith

TheA merican left and some British comparisons

by John Kenneth Galbraith

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Published by Fabian Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democratic Party (U.S.).

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) John Kenneth Galbraith.
    SeriesFabian tracts -- 405
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK2316
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(2),37p. ;
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22171579M
    ISBN 100716304058

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      American English tends to end words with -ize rather than the British -ise. The -er ending of words like theater and center is reversed in British English words. Other words are almost unrecognizable as cognates, such as curb and kerb. Grammar. In British English, you have to use the present perfect for recent actions that affect the present. The Merican family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between and The most Merican families were found in the USA in In there was 1 Merican family living in Maryland. This was % of all the recorded Merican's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Merican .

    Side-by-side comparisons of corpora (American and British English) Until recently, if you wanted to use the BYU corpus interface to compare frequencies in two of corpora (e.g. COCA and the BNC), you had to do two separate searches and then compare the data in another program, like , however, with just one click, you can compare the results of a search in two corpora side-by-side.   Over the past few days, I watched a British television documentary about the Spanish Civil War. It’s six hours long, but you can watch it all on YouTube, starting here.I think it .


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