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Old 04-07-2016, 12:24 PM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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The Scottish speak English, many years ago they spoke a form of Gaelic NOT 'Scottish English', I am not 'beating a dead horse' its just that nobody has been able to actually tell me what 'American English' is, all I am getting is English coming back at me, I asked many posts ago for somebody to translate my post from English into 'American English' something that nobody seem capable of doing, this is rather telling don't you think?
Scots and Scottish English are not the same thing.

Let me ask you one more time; why are you right and the rest of the world wrong?
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Old 04-07-2016, 09:50 PM
 
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All said and done, this tends to be what I think, of course their may be an issue depending on the level of English that any non native speaker can speak, I can't see there being any issues between native English speakers unless people use strong regional dialects (like Cockney rhyming slang perhaps) but even then a Cockney is perfectly capable of using the 'standard' language and slang tends not to be used in business.
So your only criterion is mutual intelligibility.

According to YOUR criterion there are no Indonesian language and Malaysian language. But that's not true.
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Old 04-08-2016, 06:11 AM
 
Location: SE UK
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Scots and Scottish English are not the same thing.

Let me ask you one more time; why are you right and the rest of the world wrong?
I have a Scottish side to my family, there is Gaelic or there is English a mix of the two is not 'Scottish English' or 'English Gaelic', instead of going round and round here why doesn't somebody simply repeat this post in 'American English' so that we can see this language in use?
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Old 04-08-2016, 09:39 AM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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I have a Scottish side to my family, there is Gaelic or there is English a mix of the two is not 'Scottish English' or 'English Gaelic', instead of going round and round here why doesn't somebody simply repeat this post in 'American English' so that we can see this language in use?
Wow, okie doke. I am not qualified to deal with someone like you. I'm done.
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