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Old March 11 2013, 10:02 PM   #19
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Re: old english accent was closer to American southern accent

CorporalCaptain wrote: View Post
Is there something specific we should be looking at here?
Not if you don't want to. I was just pointing out that American spelling was more down to Noah Webster wanting to create an American English that was distinct from the original tongue -- although he failed to get Americans to spell that particular word as "tung" or "women" as "wimmen".
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