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Spellcheck: American vs. British spelling Posted by on Jun 19, 2014

We all know that there are vocabulary differences between British and American English. In fact, I have written about this topic in the past, but today I thought we would take a look at this summary infografic by Grammar.net that highlights more than just vocabulary differences. Here you can see that there are a number…

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Seeing Double in American English and British English Posted by on Jul 10, 2012

In my last few posts I have been talking about spelling differences between written British English and American English.  The last major difference in spelling between British English and American English that I want to cover is the use of double consonants. The final consonant in English words is sometimes doubled by both American…

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Rules for Spelling Differences Between British and American English Posted by on Jul 9, 2012

Yesterday I introduced the topic of common spelling difference between British English and American English.  Today I want to present to you some predictable difference in the spelling of words in Great Britain and the United States and the rules you can follow to learn these differences.  It is important to keep in mind that…

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British English and American English Spelling Differences Posted by on Jul 8, 2012

You may have noticed that British English and American English speakers not only have different accents, but they also have different ways of spelling some of the same words.  This certainly can be confusing at times, even for me, which is why I thought I would take the time to explain some of these…

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