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In a prestigious site dedicated to ancient Romans and their language, somebody referred to the language spoken by Australians as the "Australian English dialect". As I see it, then in the US people speak a dialog of English too. Do you consider the tongues spoken in these two countries, or more concretely Australia, to be dialogs.

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closed as general reference by RegDwigнt Jun 28 '12 at 11:40

This question is too basic; it can be definitively and permanently answered by a single link to a standard internet reference source designed specifically to find that type of information.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

See also this great answer by a linguist on a related question. –  RegDwigнt Jun 28 '12 at 11:51

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