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Is American English in trouble? Our expert responds to your questions and comments!
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words that shouldn't be?

Spambot? Cybercat? Are we ruining
the language? The experts weigh in.

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Exactly how many varieties are there of American English? No one knows for certain.

what speech do we like best?

Language expresses who we are, and who we want to be. It can also unite or divide us.

what lies ahead?

Is TV making us sound alike? Will cars sound like men or women? What's ahead for American English?

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