RE: Let the grammar wars begin!

Subject: RE: Let the grammar wars begin!
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbrierley -at- Accu-Time -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 15:52:46 -0400

Just localize your documentation. I used to do that. For American and
British, it's easy.



Sean Brierley
Technical Writer

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Subject: RE: Let the grammar wars begin!

We have an office in the States where I work, one in the UK and one in
Denmark...our big grammar wars consist of "U" labor vs labour..."z" vs
"s" specialize vs. specialise and the ever popular do you go to the
Centre or the Center. :) I am out numbered so I just make the changes!

I do have to admit I love getting emails where they spell out in
"it is not zed it is s". Reminds me of my Canadian grad school days and
someone in some Shakespeare play that called someone else a "whoreson
Zed". I can't recall the play, it just pops into my head whenever they
yell at me for "zedding" a word!


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