American or British English

(Please Ask Questions and Answer Questions)
User avatar
Posts: 2722
Joined: Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:50 pm

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

Return to “Law School FAQ”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest