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The trickiest word in the English language is …

What’s the trickiest word in the English language?

According to Oxford University Press course book writer Vicki Hollett, it’s “quite.”

Quite? Sure. It means “very good” in American English, but only “fairly good” in British English.

Find out more! Thanks to Bethany for bringing this to my attention!

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Posted on 13, March 2012, in Culture. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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