No, I am not referring to British English vs. American English, nor am I referring to different American regional dialects, though someone from Alabama conversing with a New Yorker could have a difficult time. No, I’m just talking about the American English language and the many challenges posed to using it properly.
Luckily, there are many books about books and the nuances, quirks, and laws of the language. One excellent handbook is The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need: One-Step Source for Every Writing Assignment by Susan Thurman.
i.e. – minute means 60 seconds and tiny.