Your In America

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Your In America Speak English Sign

Your vs. You’re - English grammar in the United States

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Speech is silver; silence is golden. - Thomas Carlyle

Speech is the small change of silence. - George Meredith

Discretion in speech is more than eloquence. - Francis Bacon

I am the Roman Emperor and am above grammar. - Emperor Sigismund

The English never draw a line without blurring it. - Winston Churchill

I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. - Xenocrates

This is the sort of English up with which I will not put. - Winston Churchill

A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence. - Pythagoras

Germlish: Training done using a mixture of English & German - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem. - Walt Whitman

If the French were really intelligent, they'd speak English. - Wilfred Sheed

When people are proud of their speech, be proud of your silence. - Luqman

We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English. - Winston Churchill

No one flower can every symbolize this nation. America is a bouquet. - William Safire

If you're a good numbers person, you're a bad language person. - Frank Luntz

In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take. - Adlai Stevenson

Any lack of confidence in the economic future of the United States is foolish. - Herbert Hoover

I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine. - Peter Ustinov

Rivers in the United States are so polluted that acid rain makes them cleaner. - Andrew Malcolm

The English should give Ireland home rule - and reserve the motion picture rights. - Will Rogers

Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America, not on the battlefields of Vietnam. - Marshall McLuhan

People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid. - Soren Kierkegaard

Grammar, which knows how to lord it over kings, and with high hands makes them obey its laws. - Moliere

Why is America the last best hope of Earth? What if it's Liechtenstein? Or, worse, Canada? - Sarah Vowell

America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between. - Oscar Wilde

Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings. - George Will

Although he tortures the English language, he has not yet succeeded in forcing it to reveal its meaning. - J B Morton

In America, the policeman is a working-class hero. In England, the policeman is a working-class traitor. - Martin Amis

The names of colors are at the edge, between where language fails and where it's at its most powerful. - A.S. Byatt

Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected. - Oscar Wilde

Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned. - George Balanchine

I get the feeling that the two biggest problems in America today are making ends meet, and making meetings end. - Robert Orben

If you find yourself saying, "But I can't speak English...", try adding the word "... yet". - Jane Revell

No bum that can't speak poifect English oughta stay in this country - oughta be de-exported the hell outta here! - Archie Bunker

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized. - Oscar Wilde

Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. - Robert G Ingersoll

Does America really need to be the best at everything? You already dominate the world in economics, military power and obesity. - Trevor Noah

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. - Nelson Mandela

Reporter to Beatles during their first US tour: "How do you find America?"
Ringo Starr: "Turn left at Greenland." - Ringo Starr

The call of the yellow-billed cuckoo of North America is often mistaken for a bloodhound drinking a bowl of milk. He goes coulp coulp coulp. - Will Cuppy


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05-Aug-2020