October 2011

Jennifer Knits

A 30-something American ex-pat trying to knit herself warm in the Scottish Highlands.

Separated By A Common Language

Observations on British and American English by an American linguist in the UK England and America are two countries separated by a common language. --George Bernard Shaw

Knit Like You Mean It.

American Expat in Oxford, knitting, blogging and writing books.

Lima Echo Alfa Help - The Phonetic Alphabet Intro

I had known of the phonetic alphabet when I lived in the USA of course, the military, police and aviation industry used them, we all saw it on TV and film. I had never before been asked to spell anything over the phone with this system, until I moved to the UK.

 

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