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A listener asked why Australians use the present perfect tense in a way that you won't hear in British or American English. We discovered that it's true--and that you'll most often hear it in crime reports. Also, we look at a slightly controversial use of
Have you ever wondered why the British say "maths" and "in hospital" and Americans say "math" and "in the hospital"? We have some answers. Also, we look at why the most common verbs tend to be irregular.