English is the language that originated in England and also refers to other aspects of England.
English is the language spoken in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States, Australia, New Zealand and other English speaking nations. Wait a moment! You knew that! This article is written in English. They speak different dialects of English in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States, Australia, New Zealand and different English speaking nations. People tend to think their own dialect is better than the others though they can't all be right.
There are words in UK English that people outside the UK may not easily understand. If UK people feel like using those words Online it's a good idea to include a link to a definition of the word in an online dictionary so readers outside the UK can understand and learn that word.
What’s generally EnglishEdit
The English flag is the flag of St. George.
English roses are roses that grow wild in England, roses bred in England, roses that are part of English culture.
English bluebells are a type of wild hyacinth native to England. Many other items can be added to the list of English things.
Spelling Differences Edit
Some spellings differ between the United States and other English-Speaking countries. One example being the "or/our" and "ize/ise" suffixes. Words ending in "er" in America are many times spelled with an "re" suffix in the UK and other European countries . We at Liberapedia accept both forms of spelling.
|American Spelling||British/Rest of English-World Spelling|
|Program||Programme (both versions are used in the UK)|
|Theater||Theatre (can be used interchangeably)|
- ↑ German president: make English the language of EU
- ↑ Something in common: should English be the official language of the EU?
- ↑ UK vs US spelling list