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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

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

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