Our English Standard
I continue to be mystified about why our British friends pronounce some basic English words in their own peculiar way. They add a syllable that isn't there, or they delete a syllable that is. Examples:
Is there something spooky going on under the earth's surface that makes them do this? It's so difficult knowing how to speak proper English when our creators are mucking it up. They're our language role models; so this is very disturbing.