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message 1: by Sally, la reina (new)

Sally (mrsnolte) | 17316 comments Mod
I just found out that the British spelling of "traveled" has two l's. travelled. The way I've always tried to spell it.

The sweet, sweet relief washes over me.


message 2: by Félix (new)

Félix (habitseven) | 24194 comments I love it.


message 3: by Dan (new)

Dan Schwent (akagunslinger) Yet another reason to want to be British.


message 4: by RandomAnthony (new)

RandomAnthony | 14536 comments I get the same way with "theatre" and "theater".

Although I'm not an Anglophile, I must admit...Princess Di means nothing to me.


message 5: by Charly (new)

Charly Wasn't it Mark Twain that said "It is a poor state of human creativity when we can think of but one way to spell a word."?


message 6: by Félix (new)

Félix (habitseven) | 24194 comments It's all Gutenberg's fault.


message 7: by Sally, la reina (last edited Jan 25, 2009 10:15AM) (new)

Sally (mrsnolte) | 17316 comments Mod
That's nice, Charly. I think I'll get that tattooed on my bicep.


message 8: by Meen (new)

Meen (meendee) | 1733 comments I always spell it theatre. I don't even think about it. I don't know why. Maybe all those French classes...


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