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#1 Hairy Scot

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 10:52 PM

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Has America never heard of skipping?


 

 

 

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 06:28 AM

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Has America never heard of skipping?

 

https://english.stac...pe-vs-jump-rope

 

Here's a list of other common differences

 

https://en.oxforddic...-american-terms


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#3 Hairy Scot

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 08:41 AM

https://english.stac...pe-vs-jump-rope

 

Here's a list of other common differences

 

https://en.oxforddic...-american-terms

 

I could write a book on most of them, but today is the first time I've come across 'jumping rope".


 

 

 

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 08:45 AM

I could write a book on most of them, but today is the first time I've come across 'jumping rope".


Any NZ/SA differences?
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#5 Hairy Scot

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 08:55 PM

Any NZ/SA differences?

 

One or two in SA, but that is understandable due to there having been two official languages for many years, and multiple official languages since the mid 90s.

 

In both NZ and Oz there is evidence of American influence on pronunciation of some words and also in the use of certain phrases, plus in NZ we also have two official language so in lots of cases Maori words appear in conjunction with English.

 

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