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This question is for those outside the Anglosphere. When you write English, do you use British or American spellings? Have you thought about it before? What spellings were you taught to use?

I'm from Ireland, but when I think about it American spellings frequently make more or as much sense as their British forms.
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>>54418701
American one.
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>>54418701
We're taught the Brithish spelling.
I personally mix both styles.
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I hope this will clear up confusion for some people
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I'll just leave this here
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>>54418837
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Technically "aeroplane"/"airplane" and "arse"/"ass" aren't just spelling differences because they're also pronounced differently.
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>>54418701
British. Schools are required to teach British English aka "Queen's English".

This makes oral presentations painful, especially when you, as an autistic socially anxious virginfag, have incredible English skills but need to talk like the bloody Queen of England because school and government regulations make you do so.

but otherwise we wouldn't have bloody fuckin great slang innit?
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>>54418837
>the Battle of Griddlington

Wish you actually called it that, 2bh. It's better than the forgettable name you actually use.
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>>54418701
I like to use "colour" instead of color. For the rest is american
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I use the French spelling.
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inb4 the shopped steam language selection screenshot
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>>54418901
REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
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>>54418901
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>>54418901
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>mfw britfags still think there dialect of english is superior
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>>54419044
>>54419067
too late nerds
>>54419035
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>amerifats call their shooting ranges 'high schools'
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>>54418701
>pajamas

It won't matter soon anyway, Spanish will soon be America's lingua franca.
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>>54419044
>>54419067

fake and old desu, nice coordination though
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>>54419070
>there
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>aloominum
>i could care less
>pacifically
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>forgetting the most absolutely disgusting bonglish misspelling

LGTSS

>manoeuvre
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no one in the anglo shpere cares about this besides autists and people that made the mistake of getting a degree in English from Harvard. English is a very adaptable language, has different spellings for the same word, and does not have strong rules for differences between so called American versus British English. In fact most Americans would not argue there is a difference between the written versions of the two.
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>tfw you hear someone speaking American English in public
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>>54419203
>america
>anglo

jajajaja good one hernandez
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>When a British person pronounces Youtube as "yew-chewb"
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>>54418901
>Italian
>Italian flag
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>>54418701
>do you use British or American spellings?
British
>Have you thought about it before?
No
>What spellings were you taught to use?
British
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG4hflV0fY4
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>American English
I think they just call it Ebonics nowadays
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>>54419200
Looks nice 2bh
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>>54419299
Why are you taught British? We're way more relevant and useful.
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>>54419409
nations that elect niggers and lose to rice farmers aren't relevant, sanchez.
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>>54419259
>TOOZ-DAY
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>Americans were so bad at spelling they had to subtract letters from words

LITERALLY CANNOT MAKE THIS UP PHAM
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>>54419409
because the Netherlands is way closer to the UK geographically, culturally, economically, among several other adverbs
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British English, but then again, some times Fall sounds nice than Autumn
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>>54419044
>>54419116
>>54419181
>>54419226
>>54419246
>>54419341
>>54419453
>>54419459
>>54419482
>Here comes the Bonglish defense force.
Try to show your insecurity a bit less.
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tbqh American accent is disgusting, so I think I unconsciously use British english.
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>>54419409
So? You can still comunicate with Amerifats if you use the British spelling.
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>WE CALLS IT FALL BECOZ DE LEEVES FALL DOWN

ameritoddlers
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>>54419612
Most of us use autumn and fall interchangeably
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>being so intimidated you had to reduce letters in every word

jej
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>>54419409
Besides, you're not really more relevant. Dutch people are far more likely to come into contact with Bongs than Burgers. On every holiday I take I'll see several Brits but I've only met one American in my entire life.
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>>54418701
Brit version, although considering America's influence here I won't be so rigid. Spelling wise both dialects make sense and don't make at the same time.
For example, if it is Analysis then there is no reason to write analyze. However, the same argument could be applied to defensive/offensive and defence/offence too.
It would be nice if the speakers of the current lingua franca could do what Spain does desu senpai.
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>>54419459
I went out drinking with an aussie and we we're bantering eachother faking eachother's accents. He was pretty good at a texan accent 2bh. Also he wanted me to say bouey so I did and he cracked up kekkin'

boo-e
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>>54418901
>Português (BR)
huehuehue
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>>54419612

>oy ya fackin cant, we calls it stone becoz stones is heavy, roight? Now fack off. Come on boysh, let's body some paki cants
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>>54419695
>being so flamboyant that you have excess letters in your words for no reason
Literally worse than the French.
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>>54419924
>facking
>boysh
>cants

>seppo tries to sound british
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>>54419035
>>54419044
>>54419067
BLOWN THE FUCK OUT
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>>54419091
Underrated post
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>>54419842
monkey pride world wide
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>>54419612
>WE CAWL IT SPRING BECUZ FLOWAH SPRING UP
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>that spelling of draft
lmaoing at britcucks atm senpai
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>>54418701
I try to do whatever it is I'm doing properly, so I write and speak British English.
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>>54418701
>tfw use American English all the time without knowing
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>>54418701
tire
favourite
colour
pyjamas
theatre
airplane
program
jewellery
draft
ass
ageing
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>having a different spelling for airplane when the Wright brothers were Americans

dude....

How up your own ass do you have to be?
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>>54418808
This is true for us.
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>>54421876
Please no. You'll get the Brazilians in here if you mention that.
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>>54418940
I love this, every time it's posted I laugh
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>>54418701
tyre- tire
so Tyron is tire man... man black like a tire?
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>>54419067
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>>54418837
>Rupert's Fingers
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>Brits ITT
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>>54422061
Tyre = what's on the wheels of a car

Tire = getting tired, e.g. "I tire of this thread"

These aren't mere choices in spelling. There are many more words that exist in real English which are absent from American.

E.g. Check/Cheque and metre/meter

All 4 of those mean different things, but only 2 of those words exist in American English
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>>54422170
You seem like you're autistic and also retarded.
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>>54419091
>Brits call their legislative offices 'mosques'
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>>54422236
Tell me where I'm wrong

"Cheque" doesn't exist in American English, and neither does "metre". If you're having difficulties I'll try and help

Cheque = used in banking.
Check = to make sure of something

Metre = the unit of measurement
Meter = something which measures, like a gas meter
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>>54418701
>not using an inconsistent combination of both

No lie in my own city sometimes you will see signs reading "City Centre" and sometimes "City Center"
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>>54422329
>mfw we created newspeak
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>>54418701
Tire (as in for a car)
Favourite
Colour
Pyjamas
Theatre
Airplane
Programme
Jewellery
Draught
Both arse and ass (based maritime accent)
Ageing
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>73 replies
>CRTL + F
>crisps
>0
wat?
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>>54422398
Some more

Programme = planned series of events
Program = as in a computer program

(you use "program" for both)

Queue = people waiting in line for something
Line = a line

(you use "line" for both)

And so on. Yes it's pretty much newspeak.
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>>54418701
They have the choice, they can use the American one or they can speak properly.
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>>54422744
Although to be fair I've heard Americans use "queue"
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>>54418701
Pretty sure it's not "tyre" in British English
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>>54419070
>there
And you wonder why we think your version of the language is for simpletons.
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>>54418901
I don't even understand the logic of this. Are they saying foreigners are too stupid to know anything? I'd find that patronising more than anything 2bh.
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>>54423315
It is and it isn't. We have both. See >>54422170
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>>54418701
I don't mind Yanks spelling and talking different; its when they start claiming it as the proper way to write/speak
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i learn english and its only american english. i watch american tv series, for pronounce and i dont care about british english cause american english is international and british is for cocky gays on little european island.
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holy shit brits are pathetic
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>>54423710
>british is for cocky gays on little european island.
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>>54423663
Ah, cheers.
Honestly I've always used "Tire" as I've considered "Tyre" to be a location.
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at school I was taught both variants for each word but always with American accent. For some words I use brit and the others American. I mox both vocabulary with American spelling
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I mix it up because I'm such a rebel.
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>>54423787
Imagine being so pathetic, so utterly shitter shattered that you randomly take letters out of words and call it a new language to be a special snowflake.

Americans are eternally pathetic for reasons such as this.
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>>54422329
Simplicity is good though. Seriously, how likely is it that if someone says they cashed a 'check' that you're not going to understand they mean the document used in banking? What nuance would be lost if you spell the unit of measurement "meter"? It seems like these subtly different spellings just make things unnecessarily complicated.
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I cannot tell the difference between an American and a Canadian accent, pretty much ever.
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American ofc
I also prefer their accents
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The British can't be trusted with their own language and have repeatedly demonstrated this since 1066, be it spelling, simplifying grammar due to norse being shit, or prestige borrowing.

We can't even create something like Academia Real to put to bed obviously stupid orthography like "ough" because everyone else is all about BUT IT LOOKS BETTER YOU TWAT MUH CULTURE.
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>>54424121
>“Don't you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thought-crime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it. Every concept that can ever be needed will be expressed by eactly one word, with its meaning rigidly defined and all its subsidiary meanings rubbed out and forgotten. . . . The process will still be continuing long after you and I are dead. Every year fewer and fewer words, and the range of consciousness always a little smaller. Even now, of course, there's no reason or excuse for commiting thought-crime. It's merely a question of self-discipline, reality-control. But in the end there won't be any need even for that. . . . Has it ever occcured to you, Winston, that by the year 2050, at the very latest, not a single human being will be alive who could understand such a conversation as we are having now?”
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>>54424501
I can when they are next to each other for comparison, but not when they are alone.
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We were taught the British one and I use it too
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>>54424827
since your post would seem to imply that american spelling is part of a nefarious system of authoritarian mind-control from a dystopian novel, i'm going to assume that response was made in a jociose spirit and say "good bantz"
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>>54425147
I took umbrage with your assertion that "simplicity is good". It's not that simple. Fewer words in a vocabulary, fewer ways to express yourself, is indeed constraining.
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Why do bongs get so pissy over this. I never see Italians or Germans getting pissy over different spellings of words
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>>54425746
My issue is not with spelling differently, it's with the wholesale removal of words
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WAKE ME UP

http://youtube.com/watch?v=XzLQgNdn8NY
http://youtube.com/watch?v=O9YrwEbyRyQ
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>>54418989
That's fantastic. Truly Britains greatest ally.
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>>54419181
> Pacifically

Please tell me nobody actually uses that right? Pacifically speaking over here, of course.
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Using American spelling feels wrong. I only use it to make the occasional funny greentext story about Cletuses, Jimbos and Tyrones who grace us with their presence here on /int/.
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>>54419409
Because British English is the official version taught in the European Union. As it is in every former commonwealth country.
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>>54419795
I love imitating accents with foreign friends of mine. Nice to hear that you can have a laugh at yourself mate. Aussies really value self deprecation.
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>>54419612
>British person makes fun of me for calling it fall
>Point out they call it spring and how Fall makes more sense as a pair to Spring
>They say that makes no sense, Spring is just a meaningless name
>Literally have to point to them that it refers to flowers springing up, and Fall is them falling down
>He just stares at me in confusion and reluctantly admits I have a point
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>>54425868

That happens with all languages that have dialects
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So...American English is a less Frenchified version of English ?
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I use both. Or should I say bouth? Or booth?
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>>54426413
Only in spelling

Don't think there's much difference in word choice
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>>54426413

Yeah
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>>54426265
>flowers fall
I'm pretty sure I didn't see any flowers falling last autumn. I saw them dying, though. Why isn't autumn called death in American English? Why fall if it refers to flowers? Why not compost?
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>>54426522
I mean leaves falling
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>>54426567
But leaves don't spring during spring, they sprout. So why isn't spring sprout and autumn compost?
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british of course

plus british english certifications ar better than the american ones

>you can pick bewteen a cambridge one, ora TOEFL
>TOEFL stops being useful after 5 years
>cambridge ones are valid forever

yeah no fuck off yanks
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>>54426826

Autism
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GREAT BANTER LADS

SEPPO SPASTICS ON SUICIDE WATCH
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>>54426826
I'm not sure what you're saying.

In Spring, all sorts of things spring up out of the ground, flowers bloom on trees, plants have their growth, all sorts of things that you could apply the verb spring to.

Also you're incorrect, Sprout refers to plants growing for the first time from seeds. Trees only sprout once, but they bloom once a year. Perhaps bloom would be a more apt term in some sense, but many things bloom year round, whereas they only spring up once.

Then the flowers turn to leaves, and in Fall there are no flowers on the trees, everyone sees the leaves falling down, and when you think of Fall you think of leaves falling down and being pretty and all that.

It's not that complicated, but maybe because Finland is colder they don't deal with this as much
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>>54427141
> Trees only sprout once, but they bloom once a year.
*trees only sprout once in their lifetime, but they bloom every year
is what I meant
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>>54426929
Greatest ally
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>>54426953
>deez gosh darn POSH cock suckin freedom hatin MOHFUGGEN gommie ching chong raghead anti semites i WILL fuggen show em online
>"Fucking autist"
>showed em fuggen gommie fuckers on int
>HEY HONEY BOO BOO WHER MUH BIG MAC BE AT ALL THIS FREEDOM DEFENDIN BUSINESS IS MAKIN ME HUNGRY
t. Cletus
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>>54427301
Are you okay?
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>>54427301

Confirmed for autism
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>>54427141
leaves most definitely sprout
flowers bloom
t. differentfag
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>>54426165
T. pretentious Scandinavian
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>>54427502
proofs:
>sprout (spraʊt)
>1. (Botany) (of a plant, seed, etc) to produce (new leaves, shoots, etc)

it also refers to a new plant beginning its growth but leaves do sprout from trees
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>>54418701
British
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>>54426165
this europeans pretending we europe are still #1 in the world domination

shut up and eat your burger finland we sucks
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tyre (tire for the verb)
favourite
colour
pajamas
theatre
airplane
program
jewellery
draft (draught for the beer)
ass
aging
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>>54418701
British
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>>54426334
What, you think you speak a dialect now? That is your justification for randomly removing letters and changing names of things that already have them?
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>>54426265
what the fuck do you call spring? unfall? grow?
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>American English
>I'm gonna eat a snack. Wow that really hits the spot. (doesn't randomly call you a cunt and burst into yelling)

>British English
>Hohoho why, huff huf, I think oh yes quite delicately, oh indeed yes rather I'll have one of these... hour devours (mild chortles) munch munch indeed very ! yummy! quite delicious oh yes indeed! hahar thar it blows right in my foodsack, oh yes ha ohwee mate (mild laughter) FUCK YOU YA LITTLER CUNT GERT THE FARCK OWWT
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>>54429823
CUNT
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>britain
lmao
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>>54424501
Canadian who lives in america here, neither can most americans. But that's mainly b/c I'm bougie as hell, lower/working class canadians def. have a distinct accent, especially outside of the major cities.
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>>54418701
Generally speaking, they teach American English here but I tend to use both
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>>54430123
Let's be honest, outside of Newfoundland, everywhere English speaking in Canada has a corresponding accent in the US. The stereotypical 'aboot' accent exists in some northern states as well, and for the most part General Canadian sounds pretty much the same as General American.
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>>54430020
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>>54430466
Can confirm. Lived in rural minnesota for a few years. They did indeed say aboot.
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>>54418837
Did they get progressively more ridiculous as a joke or do Brits actually use those names?
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>>54430632
>doughnuts
>postman
>pretzel
>toilet/loo
>pants
>hotdog
>pavement
>naughts and crosses
>aubergine
>candy floss
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>>54430520
>American trannies
>Put bullets in Bin Laden
>Take pictures in front of American flags
>Pledge allegiance everyday

>British trannies
>Put Bin Laden's dick in their ass
>Convert to Islam and wear burkas
>Take pictures in front of hung up Muslim prayer scribbles

lmao how can Brits even compete?
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>naughts and crosses

Why not just X's and O's
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>>54430020
AMERICA FUCK YEAH
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>>54430922
hot
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>>54430922
Even our gays are patriotic, manly soldiers. God bless
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>>54430922
>being gay is wrong

IT'S
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>>54431079
And your muzzies too. This one fashioned a hijab out of the Stars n' Stripes.
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>>54431134
>star spangled banner
*minces*
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>>54430750
I thought in Britain "pants" means underwear and "trousers" mean pants
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>>54419181
>mfw bongs pronounce aluminum as al-ü-mini-yum
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>>54431263
Yes
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>>54419695
No we where just removing "u" out of our words, because we can't stand your bitch asses
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>>54421876
aeroplane is objectively better than airplane
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>>54431507
>No we were just removing "u" ot of or words, becase we can't stand yor bitch asses

fixed that for ya, it's all or nothing i'm afraid
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>>54418837
>postlord
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>>54421876
FOY
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>>54431286
We pronounce aluminium aluminium. Only the US & their extra state Canada both spell and pronounce it incorrectly as Aluminum.
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tyre (tire for the verb)
favourite
colour
pajamas
theatre
aeroplane
program
jewellery
draft (draught for the beer)
arse
aging
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i was born in Argentina and learned the American way
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>color
coh-lor
>colour
coh-leur

Hmm.
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>>54431507
You seem to be on much closer terms with your Hispanic compatriots, you should just start using their lingo instead.
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what about letters

>zee
>zed

this is some shit
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>>54431648
>Incorrectly
>Literally pronounced exactly as it's spelled
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>>54431765
No you don't understand

My understanding of it is that the element/metal was first referred to by the British spelling, aluminium (which is how it is pronounced over there and in most of the world). However, there was a typo at some point in the US where it was spelled aluminum and that spelling then became widespread here for some reason and so we use it still today
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>>54431765
You pronounce it like Aloominem though
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Reminder that this is the true language.
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>>54431860
>he unga
>I bunga
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>>54431764
>zed

Literally retarded

>Okay guys, you know how we generally have a rule for consonants to be pronounced like this if we need a vowel sound following them? "Bee, Cee, Dee, Gee, Pee, Tee, Vee?" And you know how generally we should only include one consonant in the letter's pronunciation, you know, the one that the letter represents and not any other consonant sounds because that would be stupid and make no sense? Well GUESS WHAT, we're throwing all the rules out! Not Zee! Not Zay, Not even Zuh, IT'S GONNA BE ZED BITCHES, ALRIGHT IT'S GONNA HAVE A FUCKING D IN IT!!!"
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>>54431765
>aluminium
>aluminum is "literal" pronunciation
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>>54419070
rrrryryryyryhaaahhahharrryhrrhahahahhaaarrrrrr

there, I just spoke American
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>>54418701
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>>54432135
They're a Canadian company...
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>English will never, EVER have a spelling reform

it's basically a logographic language at this point
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>>54431525
>using bigger and more letters, meaning it takes more paper to print out
Brits are so pretentious that they will literally destroy trees for no reason
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>>54424114
>call it a new language
Nobody does this.
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>>54432135
now thats just silly
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Most countries probably learn British English because America doesn't even consider English to be our official language, so to be PC Britain's English is more correct. Anyone who picks up American English is because our media has such a huge impact on the world. We typically don't put British speakers in our media unless they put on an American accent or the movie/show takes place in medieval times.
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>>54418701
>Garedge
>Pawntree
>Diaoloogee
>FerVOOR

British spelling is for subhumans
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5YKLxWRXo4

explain this shit britburkahs
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>>54418837
kek
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>>54432213
It took long enough to standardise the language to begin with. We already had a Great Vowel Shift.

Besides, it's already fucking easy to learn, we don't want to make it any easier.
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>>54418901
>portugese represented by br flag
>spanish not represtented by mexican flag
get it right desu
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>>54432088
It is spelled aluminum in the US. It is pronounced Aluminum in the US.
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>>54432536
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>>54432876
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>>54432876
that was taken out of context and blown up to have a clickbait headline

it was just 13 counts of petty vandalism which carry a MAXIMUM sentence of 1 year and a $1000 fine. It ended up with no jail time and a small fine to pay for the alleged cleanup fees
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>>54418701
I was taught British but because I consume American media I sometimes mix up American words/spelling.
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>>54426265
Leaves don't fall here, so fall always bothered me.
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>>54433105
>that was taken out of context and blown up to have a clickbait headline
You are going to post this when using a daily mail image? And they say Americans don't get irony.
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>>54433160
>living in the desert parts of Australia
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>>54433211
>more click bait

Bubonic plague is an easily treatable cold now and days that pops up not too uncommonly
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>>54433211
heres one from telegraph
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>>54432536
>leftenant

this is a parody, yes?
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>>54433211
Are you so dense to not understand that that was his fucking point? That people can post obviously retarded and outlandish headlines that obviously aren't the actual truth of the situation?
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>>54433225
I live in Victoria
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what is this
>t.
thing. i've seen it before a lot of times and i've tried to look it up but i haven't been successful.
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>americans and britains hating each other
best day of my life desu

wish u luck lads in this rage thread
tips:
american fat
british gay
american stupid
britain lost all their empire
america invaded by niggers
britain invaded by muslims

come on u can do it!
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it's funny to me on 4chan how everybody is just viciously hating and arguing with everyone else all the time and no one gets tired of it
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>>54433590
t. redditor
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>>54426265
Harvest is what is was called originally. Autumn is a loanword that came about because brits are massive Francoboos.
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>>54432060
goddamn this post is a work of art
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>>54433708
ireland where u hate to fucking britain! remember when britain invade u usa give u new home! u hate britain! cocky faggots! they take northern ireland! come ireland i believe in u!
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>>54418735
British one. F8 me IRL faggot.
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>>54432060
Pretty much every European language calls Z "zed" or "zet" or something along those lines. It comes from Greek in which Z was called Zeta.

Also your logic is flawed because you should also be complaining about S, L and H not following your "ee" rule
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British English:
The word autumn comes from late 14c., autumpne (modern form from 16c.), from Old French autumpne, automne (13c.), from Latin autumnus (also auctumnus, perhaps influenced by auctus "increase"), which is of unknown origin. Perhaps from Etruscan, but Tucker suggests a meaning "drying-up season" and a root in *auq- (which would suggest the form in -c- was the original) and compares archaic English sere-month "August."

American English: it's called fall cuz leaves fall XDXD
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>>54432060
zed is sound nicier. like all american english. british english is like some old fart from deep shithole living in old mansion comes and teach us how to pronounce this stupid language. "colour", what the fuck.
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ah fuck this. no good rage today. cucked westerners. you never do it right
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>>54433300
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>>54429823
It's actually pronounced "harumph"
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>>54434017
Why don't you go post in the poland thread if you want that.
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>>54433290
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Lieutenant > Leftenant

That's the one thing I take a firm stance on. I also pronounce Lieutenant with a proper French pronunciation, which many people miss.
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>mfw an American burgers near me

fat nigger lovers
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>>54432442
In Israel we only study American English at school.
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>>54434471
This does not surprise me. It's easier to get money out of someone if they identify with you.
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>>54434213
>Be British
>Subconsciously find black men most attractive

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/8618606.stm
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>>54433919
It's not about the ee rule, it's about fucking only having the FUCKING CONSONANT SOUND YOU'RE TRYING TO REPRESENT in the word. S, L, and H all only have the consonant in them. But meanwhile here's little ol' Z. What do you pronounce it as? Zed. Why the d? Are you trying to represent the sound D? What the fuck? The only exception should be fucking Double U because there's some stupid history behind it, calling Zee zed is just intentionally making no sense, it's like if your name was John and someone asked you how to spell your name you said "Jed bo hap ned" "excuse me sir which consonant do you mean to represent with these words?? the d sound or the J? b or o? Sir????" but who was phone because no one says it like that and you were a work of fiction from crazy fiction land where people pronounce letters like retards
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Why is interracial so popular in the UK? They're so hyper-tolerant compared to proper Europeans. Not to mention how so many of their new venerated heroes are mixed, odd for a country that was almost 100% white until the 50's
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>>54434652
BBC

>you see what i did there
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>>54434559
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>>54431827
>>54432088
The person who discovered the element called it "Aluminum" and that's what everyone called it until a British newspaper said "Well I don't bloody think Sharia allows that. It's not latiny enough. Put another 'i' in there by Jove."
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>>54434559
>vigor
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>>54433633
Hey Ivan Scavar Ivanovich, hush before we balkanize your country like we did the USSR
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>>54434708
>tfw the London 2012 opening that the UK loved so much was basically only showing interracial couples in the phone/house skit


"Brou'h a tea' 2 me oi 2 see 'ow diverse the UK 'as become, oi Luv it" - Liam, 58, Bristol
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>>54434559
That's one of the most retarded fucking things I have ever seen come out of the leftist propaganda machine.
>Here is a picture of Halle Belle and Jessica Alba
>Here is a picture of this yanks mum
>Oh the first was the best looking?
>Halfbreeds are the most attractive new study shows

Fucking moronic.
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>white people arguing amongst themselves

yes good goyim, divide and conqueror
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>>54434559
>Obama literally examines the racial makeup of the USA and orces shitskins into areas deemed "too white"
http://thehill.com/regulation/244620-obamas-bid-to-diversify-wealthy-neighborhoods
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>>54435049
Wait, did you shoop that or did a sneaky /pol/ack slip that into the propaganda?
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>>54418701
>Current Year
>Not using both
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>>54434933
2b h I wait for this day. Fucking wait. Like mostly non bydlo Russians. God bless this day.
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>>54435178
>orces
I know that was unintentional but I still kek'd.
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>>54421876
FUCK OFF
Airplane is Brazilian
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>>54435213
It's not shooped, there was some weird kissing montage in the background that included the ape kiss
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>>54418701
Usually british because thats what i was taught at school but as when i got older i realized theres an american spelling and now i use both, whichever i remember/easier to spell.
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>>54434719
It doesn't end there.
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>>54436008
>try this myself
>Search american couple
>Suggested result "american couple shooting"
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>>54419091
CHEEKY SQUID GIRL!
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>>54419612
Pretty sure it was originally called fall by the british and the later adopted the word autumn after america had started using fall.
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>>54433300
"what we get barely covers the bills AND puts food on the table."
If they didn't spend so much on food.. Just saying.
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>>54419044
>>54419067
>posting shops
thanks for contributing
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>>54436008
>rich
>all white
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In Australia it varies by region, so no real rules can be made about it. The south of the country is very Anglicised, so they usually use entirely English spelling. In NSW and QLD you get more "jail" instead of "gaol" and "program" not "programme", although the retarded spellings like "aluminum" for "aluminium" will never gain a foothold.
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>>54419091
at least 8/10 to be candid with you
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>>54426826
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>>54418701
I tend to use American, but I'm taught to use British English. I use American English in regular speech and when writing. But in tests, assignments and work, I use British English.

Yes, I am that autistic.

Also
>mfw I realized that English is heavily influenced by Nordic languages to the point where the most common words are shared between us.
I mean, it's not even surprising, but its really amazing how many words sound alike.
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>>54418701
Tire and Draft are used instead of Tyre and Draught in Australia

Some people will tell you we spell jail as gaol but these people are completely deluded, no one born after 1950 spells It gaol.
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>>54438641
>gaol
what
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>>54430632
They actually use them.

We use some of them too
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>>54433590
t. newfag
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>>54418701
wait, it's really spelled arse in the UK?
I thought it was just a joke because they pronounce ass that way
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>>54421876
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