Re: US vs UK English spelling?

Subject: Re: US vs UK English spelling?
From: ahowell -at- poolmail -dot- dolphinsoftware -dot- com
To: Dora <sdora -at- ycommgp -dot- co -dot- jp>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 1999 14:54:24 -0500

-ise (realise, personalise, etc.) is the preferred UK (and Canadian) spelling.
Americans like their zippy z's.

Ann Howell
Dolphin Software Services ULC

Dora <sdora -at- ycommgp -dot- co -dot- jp> on 11/12/99 03:55:38 AM

Please respond to Dora <sdora -at- ycommgp -dot- co -dot- jp>

To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
cc: (bcc: Ann Howell/Dolphin)

Subject: Re: US vs UK English spelling?


Not another of those US vs UK English issue...

My co-worker and I are having a little debate over which is which, eg.
personalize vs personalise. i believe that 'personalize' is a UK English
spelling which was proven wrong in the dictionary (which makes me rub my
eyes twice. All these years, i was trained to think otherwise)
it's not that i don't trust the almighty dictionary but i need some
assurance from you big guys out there..) thanks in advance.

Technical Writer
Tokyo, Japan

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