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Quotes offering explanations why, for example, the US and
UK are separated by a common language, as is often the
case on this list
For example, LOTR being topical
"American English is essentially English after having been
wiped off with a dirty sponge" -- J.R.R. Tolkien
And an explanation that's a little enlightening. The first time I
saw Portuguese programmes on access TV I wondered why
those "Russians" kept talking about Portugal
"Portuguese is essentially Spanish as spoken by a Russian.
and for our .br friends
"Portuguese is essentially Brazilian without vowels.
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