Language X within scope of language Y
everson at evertype.com
Fri Jan 28 01:21:41 CET 2005
At 12:57 -0500 2005-01-27, John Cowan wrote:
> > By the way, I find that Canadian spelling is closest to if not
> > identical to Oxford spelling.
>Oxford has "tyre", whereas Canadian spelling has "tire". "Tire centre" is a
>shibboleth of en-ca, as we discussed here back in 2003-05.
Closest in that Canada and Oxford have centre/colour/civilize while
UK has centre/colour/civilise and US has center/color/civilize.
"Tyre" is far less important in terms of frequency.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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