Assorted spelling fixes
kai.blin at gmail.com
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 gmail.com> 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. http://dict.leo.org knows this spelling at well
and classifies it as British English.
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