Archive for category: Canadian English

Canadian English, especially spelling


Here we have what is easily the dumbest thing written about English linguistics in ’011


Somebody tell Becky Toyne that Canadian English is not “muddled… with American words and (mostly) British spellings”


Memo to Sara Hawker of the OED: No, ‑ise and ‑yse verb endings aren’t correct in Canada


Misty Harris wrote the worst article about words of the year. And the worst sin in this worst article? Guidette says it all




All 573 Canadian English headwords from the OED


It’s in the most overrated book of the year, The Imperfectionists


Robert McCrum actually doesn’t talk about Canadian English in his new book Globish


Has the usage of his husband and her wife expanded? Yes, mostly

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