Date: Fri, 12 Jan 1996 16:40:27 -0800
From: Chris Coolidge ccoolidg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MOOSE.UVM.EDU
Subject: Re: Commonly misspelled words
There seems to be an interesting tendency for Americans to make these
misspellings. Maybe Americans are just generally bad spellers. It may
be genetic. Had anybody got any other possible suggestions for why
this might be?
Department of English Language and Linguistics
University of Sheffield
EGP95CMT[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]Sheffield.ac.uk
The above words are all spelled differently on U.S. soil from the
British pronunciation. Growing up in Canada I was in contact with both,
and it confused the hell out of me.
The correct American spelling: