Assorted spelling fixes

Kai Blin kai.blin at
Thu Jan 24 16:51:21 CST 2008

On Thursday 24 January 2008 23:25:53 Dan Kegel wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2008 2:20 PM, Austin English <austinenglish at> wrote:
> > > I never thought about it before, but "centred" is perfectly fine
> > > English, at least in England.
> > > Guess I need to add that to stop.txt.
> >
> > I've never seen it used personally.
> My test for whether a word is commonly used is to
> search for it on the internet.  'centred' turns out to
> be very common, 9 million hits.
> So our intuition is wrong there -- it's a common
> Britishism, and it should be left alone.


English class at school defined Webster's as the dictionary to look at, 
similar to Duden in German. knows this spelling at well 
and classifies it as British English.


Kai Blin
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Wine developer
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Will code for cotton.
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