[OT] spelling colour / color was Re: Toggle
alister.nospam.ware at ntlworld.com
Fri Oct 10 22:05:10 CEST 2014
On Fri, 10 Oct 2014 22:01:58 +0300, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
> alister <alister.nospam.ware at ntlworld.com>:
>> On Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:48:36 +0300, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
>>> "-ize" is standard everywhere in the English-speaking world.
>> Not in England!
> <URL: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/realize>
> Both -ize and -ise are valid in England.
>>> why wouldn't you use American English instead of your native variant
>>> of English?
>> Because I am English, I use English English
> How can you expect the French to use English if you are not willing to
> make the token gesture of using American spelling in the names of your
Would the French tolerate me using an alternative Variant (Canadian or
Carribean)? I think not
UK English as spoken in England is the definitive version. The clue is in
the Name - English not American
Whenever anyone says, "theoretically," they really mean, "not really."
-- Dave Parnas
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