TMN Weekender

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Athletes from around the world are making their way to London for the 2012 Olympics. Even for many Americans, Britain is a strange and exotic place, peopled with natives speaking a language that manages to be at once familiar and incomprehensible.

In this edition of the TMN Weekender, a selection of stories exploring the essence of Englishness. Ready to read here on TMN or in an e-book you can export to your Kindle, iPad, iPhone, etc.


TMN Editor Liz Entman has lived in St. Louis, New York, and Nashville. She sweats the small stuff, like hyphens and commas, and has a day job, but won’t bore you with the details. More by Liz Entman