Re: Re[2]: more on British v. American spelling.

Subject: Re: Re[2]: more on British v. American spelling.
From: Mike Bygrave <bygravem -at- INTUITIVE -dot- CO -dot- UK>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 1997 14:26:47 +0100

I agree with your conclusion (that British spelling and style is more common worldwide than the American variant), but I think your reasoning is a bit dodgy ("liberated"?).

However, this probably isn't the right forum for that sort of discussion.

Cheers,
Max


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From: Ron D Rhodes [SMTP:Ron_D_Rhodes -at- MAIL -dot- BANKONE -dot- COM]
Sent: Monday, October 20, 1997 1:27 PM
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Subject: Re[2]: more on British v. American spelling.

[Max] <snip>

My decision is based solely on a historical perspective. Both
British and Americans have conquered and occupied entire nations.
But British world-influence started hundreds of years before
Americans liberated the colonies. Therefore, I am ASSUMING (a
dangerous thing to do on this list) that British spelling and style
is more widely accepted while American writing style is not.

[Max] <end snip>


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