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Of the American dialects, the Southern dialect is the closest to British English True False
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User: Of the American dialects, the Southern dialect is the closest to British English True False

Weegy: Well British English has as many dialects as American or at least very close. But in general people from North East US are closer to British English than those in the South. So that statement is false.
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User: Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" was written in formal English. True False

Weegy: True
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User: William Caxton was the first English _____. poet explorer printer playwright

Weegy: illiam Caxton (ca. 1415~1422 – ca. March 1492) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer. As far as is known, he was the first English person to work as a printer and the first to introduce a printing press into England. [ He was also the first English retailer of printed books (his London contemporaries in the same trade were all Dutch, German or French). ]





User: A specialized form of informal English used by tradespeople among themselves is _____. idiom acronym jargon slang

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A specialized form of informal English used by tradespeople among themselves is: JARGON.

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William Caxton was the first English printer.
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A word that loses respectability undergoes - pejoration.
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