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Divided By a Common Language

  It was likely George Bernard Shaw who, sometime in the early 1940s, first coined that phrase about Britain and America being divided by a common language. (I actually thought it was Winston Churchill until I looked it up.) Whoever … Continue reading

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Americans Love an English Accent

America is pretty much the only country on the planet where the sound of a British/English accent almost always gets an immediate positive reaction. I’ve lived here for more than three decades and strangers still pick up on the accent … Continue reading

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