[FoRK] Canadian, Eh?

Owen Byrne owen at permafrost.net
Wed Nov 17 21:32:35 PST 2004


> Owen Byrne wrote:
>
>>  Please lets not let the Bushites understand the part about "US
>>  reliance on Canadian energy." We don't need Fallujah up here. And
>>  whats up with "doughnuts" - is that how Americans spell "donuts?"
>
> And the British. "Doughnut" is preferred by the OED.
>
> - Joe
>
Well having spent all my life up here spelling labour, valour and colour,
how come I've never seen "doughnuts."?
Is it the common spelling in the US? The inversion that proves the rule?

Owen






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