Why is English so globally prevalent, including its pervasiveness on the web? Is this because Britishers ruled the world decades ago, thereby disseminating English to those respective regions?
It might mean many different things to different people, but to me it is a way of showing appreciation, thanks, celebration of creativity(or simple celebration without a reason), collective applause, ...
I have noticed that "Hello" and "Health" look(and sound) quite similar in English. The situation gets more interesting when you look into some other languages as well. For instance: In ...
Possible Duplicate: UK English: Is “dived” a valid word? Can anybody explain the difference between dived and dove in the following sentence? He __ in to the ...