Are there any historical or political reasons for the rather consistent refusal of the International Phonetic Alphabet on the part of American academics? Did Mark Twain's ...
Considering that Webster published his first dictionary in 1806, is there a recognised tipping point (year, decade, etc.) that marked the move from traditional British spelling to Webster's American? ...
I am filling out a job application and I know there's an official word for it, but I just can't think of it. It can normally be found on transcripts.
Does anyone know what it's called when you interpret evidence to reach the conclusion you want?