Pete's Log: stupid EnglandEntry #1596, Fri, October 17, 2008, 11:41 CEST (Random Crap)
(posted when I was 30 years old.)
More from the "too much time in Europe" file:
I catch myself spelling words with s instead of z more and more often of late.
E.g. prioritisation instead of prioritization, organisation instead of organization, etc.
I have been exposed to more "British English" since moving here, but I don't think that's the primary cause. I think the reason is that equivalent German words are spelled with s, i.e. the German word for organization is Organisation.
Don't worry, though: I'm nowhere near spelling color with a u.
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montypy16 (Tue, August 25, 2009, 16:31)
Don't do it! Maybe you should uze extra z's as punishment. If you start saying things like "different to" or calling crackers or cookies "biscuits", we are no longer frienz.