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How come Americans are so bad at spelling and grammar?

 
 
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Reply Wed 12 Apr, 2017 06:45 pm
@saab,
First you tell it is best to live in Germany and show a list of happy countries
Then it turns out Germany is less happy than USA you come with a list of GDP
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Did you look at how happiness is calculated? GDP per capita is a component. The US ranks high in happiness in part because of their extremely high GDP per capita. But that's a poor measure for the US because in the US, wealth is very poorly distributed. Add to that that cost of living in the US is very high. Suffice it to say that 70% of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck.
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Stu78
 
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Reply Sat 28 Jul, 2018 03:11 am
To refer to our current lingua franca as "English" is misleading as it is a combination of many different languages- The Angles having only minimal influence. The "Americans", with weight of influence and population will render standard grammar obsolete due to their predilection for phonetic spelling and disregard for language conventions.
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farmerman
 
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Reply Sat 28 Jul, 2018 04:46 pm
@Stu78,
we aint not good, we baaad.
There bqd, and baaaad. hard fer ferners ta image
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