Re: This is *not* political but...

Subject: Re: This is *not* political but...
From: "Kevin Amery" <kevindamery -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2007 08:29:50 -0400

On 6/4/07, Sarah Bouchier <Sarah -dot- Bouchier -at- exony -dot- com> wrote:
> >Well, back in the dark ages when I was learning to spell, this was
> >considered to be an acceptable "alternate" spelling, along with
> >"tomatoe", "colour" and "favour". Maybe it was just a "Midwestern"
> thing?
> 'Colour' and 'favour' are both acceptable alternate spellings as the way
> the words were originally spelled, and still are spelled here in the UK.
> 'Tomatoe' and 'Potatoe' I'm thoroughly unconvinced by, however :)
> Sarah Bouchier
> Technical Author

Colour and Favour are also used in Canada (and since Canada is fairly
close to Michigan, that may explain why some Michiganlanders pick it

You're on your own for Potatoe and Tomatoe, though....

Until next time...

Kevin Amery

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