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Re: American or British English

Postby Veritas » Fri Jan 08, 2010 10:36 pm

kgirl wrote:I was raised to write British English all my life. When I moved to America, I had drop to certain u's from words. I was afraid of writing in British English because I'd give away my identity as non-American. People would just think I'm weird.

When I first moved here I took a spelling test. Favorite was on the test. So of course I spelled it the way I was taught: favourite. I was shocked to get it wrong and appealed to my third grade teacher with my British English dictionary, she gave me the point. haha

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