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    Episode 65: Dialect vs. Language (Intro to American English, Part 1)

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    “American English” is the variety of English spoken in the United States of America … obviously. But is American English a language unto itself or a dialect of British English? In this episode, we discuss the differences between dialects and languages (if indeed there are any at all) from a linguistic point of view. Part 1 in a series on American English.