Different Language?

Dennis R. Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Wed Jun 16 13:50:25 UTC 2004

>Dear Bernd,

The problem is cultural, not linguistic. Americans don't give a hoot
for classic cars these days; only SUVs.


>Dear Members
>I am going to
>translate my site http://www.zwoachzig.de (it's a classic car
>enthusiast site) into several languages. After finishing the upload
>and calling the search engines I wondered, why a lot of british user
>visit my site quite frequently, but even no american user. What
>could the reason be?
>I searched for hints to me, what the different is between american
>english and british english. During this search I found your site,
>but in the end I found no answer. May you help me?
>Best regards

Dennis R. Preston
University Distinguished Professor
Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic,
        Asian and African Languages
Wells Hall A-740
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1027 USA
Office: (517) 353-0740
Fax: (517) 432-2736

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