"I beg your pardon: correct English
is the slang of prigs who write history and essays.
"And" and "ing," with the "d" and "g" pronounced emphatically, he went over thousands of times; and to his surprise he noticed that he was beginning to speak cleaner and more correct English
than the officers themselves and the gentleman-adventurers in the cabin who had financed the expedition.
To the hurrahs which greeted him he replied by a graceful bow; then, waving his hands to request silence, he spoke in perfectly correct English
At first Meriem had puckered her narrow, arched, little eye brows as though trying to force recollection of something all but forgotten which the new words suggested, and then, to her own astonishment as well as to that of her teacher she had used other French words than those in the lessons--used them properly and with a pronunciation that the English woman knew was more perfect than her own; but Meriem could neither read nor write what she spoke so well, and as My Dear considered a knowledge of correct English
of the first importance, other than conversational French was postponed for a later day.
The prison authorities had noticed that the postmark was 'Lambeth,' and that the address on the outside, though expressed in correct English
, was, in form, oddly at variance with the customary method of directing a letter.
I inherit correct English
from my mother--a cultivated person, who married beneath her.
"It is a shame," I heard Johnson growling in painfully slow and correct English
. He was standing by the main rigging, a few feet away from me.
Is that your correct English
phrase, Miss Williams?
However, there are only a handful of institutions that impart instruction in correct English
, and charge very high fees that are way beyond the means of most parents.
The correct English
spelling is Panmunjom as found in the Armistice Agreement, other related armistice materials and in North Korean romanization.
The children still lack the confidence to answer in correct English
, and it takes them a bit of prodding.