Back in 1937, the Gershwin brothers composed a cute and comic love song entitled "Lets Call the Whole Thing Off," which poked gentle fun at the contrast between American and British English. In the movie "Shall We Dance," Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers sang and roller skated their way through this iconic ditty, tearing up New York floors with their hot-toed moves, in their roles as trans-Atlantic sweethearts on the brink of breaking up over to their dissimilar ways of pronouncing familiar words and, thus, of viewing the world.  See full article.

  Back in 1937, the Gershwin brothers composed a cute and comic love song entitled “Lets Call the Whole Thing Off,” which poked gentle fun at the contrast between American and British English. In the movie “Shall We Dance,” Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers sang and roller skated their way through this iconic ditty, tearing up New York floors with their hot-toed moves, in their roles as trans-Atlantic sweethearts on the brink of breaking up over to their dissimilar ways of pronouncing familiar words and, thus, of viewing the world.  See full article.