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- American English : Any of the spoken and written variants of the English language originating in the United States of America; widely used around the world.
- Australia : Continent in the Southern Hemisphere and the federal parliamentary nation that occupies it.
- British English : Any of the spoken and written variants of the English language originating in the United Kingdom; widely used around the world, especially in current and former countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.
- Dialect : Regional or social variety of a language distinguished by pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary, especially a variety of speech differing from the standard literary language or speech pattern of the culture in which it exists.
- Diarrhea : Abnormal frequency and liquidity of faecal discharges.
- English language : A West Germanic language widely spoken in the United Kingdom, its territories and dependencies, Commonwealth countries and former colonial outposts of the British Empire; has developed the status of a global language.
- English spellings : Lists of English words showing pronunciation, and articles about letters.
- French language : A Romance language spoken in northwestern Europe (mainly in France, Belgium, Switzerland), in Canada and in many other countries.
- Idaho : 43rd state of the USA
- International Phonetic Alphabet : System of phonetic notation based on the Latin alphabet, devised by the International Phonetic Association as a standardized representation of the sounds of spoken language.
- Kampala : The capital city of Uganda.
- Orthography : Art or study of correct spelling and grammar according to established usage.
- R (letter) : The 18th letter of the English alphabet.
- Received Pronunciation : British English accent that developed in educational institutions in the nineteenth century and is associated with the wealthy and powerful in the United Kingdom, rather than a geographic region, and which few British people actually use; 'refined' RP, even rarer, is colloquially referred to as 'posh'.
- San Francisco : The fourth-largest city in California, and the center of the Bay Area.
- Schwa : Mid-central neutral vowel, typically occurring in unstressed syllables and, in some systems of phonetic transcription, a stressed mid-central vowel.
- Spelling pronunciation : Pronunciation of a word that differs from the historically established one, arising on the basis of the word's spelling.