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Stylius says

Hi there, I have a question: What is the official academy of the English Language? the one that makes and/or approves the rules. I know that Spanish has R.A.E. (Real Academia Espa├▒ola) but I have always wondered if the English language had one and if so, which one it is.

Google did not help very much.

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crossroad says

I don’t think there’s any organization which governs the English language.

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Ivor Envato team says

Oxford English Dictionary, I think.

EDIT : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_language_regulators English doesn’t have an official academy.

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KingDog Envato team says

I think Ivor is correct for British English, at least the Received Pronunciation of London. I’m not sure about American English, although there is a Standard American English of San Francisco.

EDIT : I stand corrected Ivor :) I guess those places have more to do with accents and pronunciations.

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greenshady says

There is no official academy.

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Stylius says

Thank you!

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organicbee says

Well theres Merriam Webster not really a academy though

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EugeneO says

In Britain words are considered official once they are included in the Oxford English dictionary.

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