Talk Like Jane Austen Day - 30 October 2012

"Always refer to your close family members as "my" mother, father, sister, brother even when speaking to one of them.  For example, Elizabeth might speak to Jane saying, "My mother has been nervous the whole day." (Whereas we contemporary English speakers would most likely say "our" mother. (Note the use of "the whole day" rather than all day long or a more contemporary phrase)."

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