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What's your English? 2010

Throughout 2010 our 'What's your English?' campaign took a trip around the English-speaking world. Country by country, we asked English language users, learners, experts, artists, bloggers, tweeters, people who live there: What's your English?

You can find a complete archive of regional English posts here.

Check out our campaign-closing video of Canadian rapper Baba Brinkman and British emcee Professor Elemental, on YouTube.

To participate in the 'What's your English?' campaign for 2011, join in on conversations on the blog, on Facebook and on Twitter (we're @macdictionary). You can also add a word to the Open Dictionary, or contact us if you would like to write a guest blog post. We'd love to hear from you!


sea lion

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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