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Old 08-20-2014, 10:41 PM
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In this country, we mostly speak Mer'can - not English.

Although there are those who are good speakers, the fact is that the common, everyday language spoken here varies from "English" by a fair margin. As I have heard it said, we are divided from the English by a common language.

If you are really looking for examples of good English, then I would suggest that you look for videos of lectures in England, or by those born there. Anyone speaking to a literary group in England would be VERY careful to use proper English.

One person who I can recommend is named Alan Watts. He was a lecturer in the 1970's in the USA, but he always spoke proper English. Many of his lectures are on YouTube (usually audio with associated images). Also, some of his topics are fascinating.
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