[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu on the BBC!!!

Alan Lord (News) alanslists at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 16:34:51 BST 2009

On 22/10/09 16:28, Christopher Swift wrote:
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>> --
> Alan, since we've gone onto the topic of both spelling and grammar,
> you will find that according to the Oxford English Dictionary, the
> past participle of the verb to spell is indeed "spelt".  We are not
> living in America on this thread.  View here as an example of the
> usage of the verb to spell in the past particple.
> http://www.askoxford.com/asktheexperts/faq/aboutwords/palindromes?view=uk
> I do agree however with the points regarding apostrophes.

Thanks for pointing out my error and please accept my humble apologies.

As has been mentioned on IRC I probably spend too much time around 
yanks/reading American docs.


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