English is the language that originated in England and also refers to other aspects of England.

English language

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.

Many people learn to speak English as a second language because English is very widely spoken and important on the Internet. English may become the official language of the European Union. [1] [2]

UK English

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.

American English

American English is heavily promoted on TV, through Films (Movies), through American Music, through popular culture generally. People outside the USA can understand a great deal of American English.

English people

English people are people who were born in England and live there. England is part of the UK.

What’s generally English

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

Some spellings differ between the United States and other English-speaking countries. One example is the "or/our" and "ize/ise" suffixes. Words ending in "er" in America are many times spelled with a "re" suffix in the UK and other European countries [3]. We at Liberapedia accept both forms of spelling.

Here is a List of words spelt differently in American and British English.


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