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Old 12-11-2013, 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Anon La Ply View Post
Bilingual people overseas learn US English because British spelling is too quirky and irregular.
There's certainly method to their madness. I mean, why the hell is there a U in colour? And words like authorise/authorize are actually pronounced with a zed (or is that a zee??) and not an ess sound......so it does make sense to ammend the spelling and alleviate unnecessary confusion.

That said, it'll be a cold day in hell before I ever pay a Yank their dues and commend them for straightening out the Englishman's mess of a language. :-)
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