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The meaning and origin of the expression: The Queen's English

The Queen's English

What's the meaning of the phrase 'The Queen's English'?

The meaning and origin of the phrase 'The Queen's English'The language of the United Kingdom.

What's the origin of the phrase 'The Queen's English'?

Shakespeare used the phrase in The Merry Wives of Windsor, 1600, but it was in common use before that. 'The King's English' is used when the United Kingdom has a king.

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