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Gillian Searl  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:36
Member (2004)
German to English
Jul 26, 2002

Hi!

Does anyone have a web site that lists the differences between US and UK spelling and grammar?

It would be really useful!

Thanks


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kbamert  Identity Verified
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article American English Jul 26, 2002

Hello



http://ebooks.whsmithonline.co.uk/



search with \"-ize\" in the usage field



Regards



Kurt


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Marcus Malabad  Identity Verified
Canada
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valuable links Jul 26, 2002

Gillian,



When in doubt I usually consult the site below for the most valuable advice (or is it advise?)



http://www.alt-usage-english.org/fast_faq.shtml



The site below is the most comprehensive compilation of UK/US usage (at least I haven\'t found anything better on the Net):



http://www.peak.org/~jeremy/dictionary/dict.html



The two sites above contain truckloads of links and that should get you rolling.



Happy readin

MM


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Alan Johnson  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 00:36
German to English
Lorry! Jul 26, 2002

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The two sites above contain truckloads of links and that should get you rolling.







Marcus, you obviously mean \"lorry loads\", don\'t you?

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Libero_Lang_Lab  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Americanization Jul 28, 2002

There is an agencie based in London, American Pie, which actually specialises in translation between UK and US English. It is run by a person called Josephine Baker who I believe is a member of the proz.com community. Their website is www.americanization.com I believe.

Hope this helps


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