As for the Americans, they taught us the language, among other things. Some say it's a bastardized form (as I've read from the Poms here). In my view, English.is English. As long as you can communicate w/ each other, it's fine.
To the UK-english snobs, ypu can go eff yourselves. Heh.
More later. Tschuss!
^ I'm liking you more and more na Miss
PS- I've found that The Filipinos often understand many Spanish words. Mesa, camasita, barrio all commonly used
Once in Davao, al older Pinay asked me "Hablo Espanol Senior?"