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The word most frequently used by far in American English by children to refer to other children is kid itself. I met this kid at the playground today. I'm sitting next to a new kid in class this week. After that, gender-specific terms to use by a boy would be girl (to refer to a girl) or boy by a girl to refer to a boy. This would be to ...


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Your understanding is correct. They have strong connections with England. (Canadians still have the queen's picture of some of their bank notes). Due to the proximity as well as the Media influence, the language is pretty much American. Lately, even the pronunciation of some words has been changing. For example, "schedule". Years ago, the tendency was to ...


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I'm first generation of British parents so my Canadian English is a bit British, but ... Alice's family plan to vacation in Seattle this summer. I don't see them as a unit, they're a collection of individuals The band has been tuning their instruments for five hours. The band is tight; and, I'm waiting for the band, not for the individuals. Canadians, ...



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