Language X within scope of language Y

Michael Everson everson at
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 *  *

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