how do you spell colour?

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  1. Catsel

    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    im 100% sure it has a U in it..

    but google seems to think its color. which doesn't look right at all..

    infact, there's quite a few words it gets wrong..

    aswell is one word.. not two. it thinks infact isn't a word at all.. it tries to replace the S with Z alot of the time aswell... (also thinks 'alot' isn't a word)

    :confused: am i being stupid? .. has the dictionary been re-written?



    also, why do kiwi's say, 30 april instead of 'the 30th of april' ... makes them sound like fucking retards.
     
  2. Shatner's Bosom

    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    Americans spell it without the U, gaylords imo
     
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    yeah google is obviously a yank. Favour is another it wont compute. Why do Americans spell English differently from the English?
     
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    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    How do Americans spell aluminium?
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    is there a setting to change it to UK English?

    because its basically correcting me to be wrong... which makes me sound like I'm an idiot in emails and other forums. I do that enough on my own without this nonsense...
     
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    On google chrome type "chrome://settings/languages" into the address bar and change it to UK english.

    What about the date format, US would write today's date as 4-30-2013 and UK would write it as 30-4-2013. That gets me sometimes.
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    ok, got it on UK english..

    you actually have to delete the US english, or it defaults back..

    and google refues to download UK english dictionary for spell checking :lol: what a stupid browser this is.
     
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    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    Yeah the date thing is annoying, temperatures aswell, there should be a universal way of measuring things
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metric_system

     
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    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    True, but some Brits (including me :oops: ) often measure height in feet for some reason

    - - - Updated - - -

    Before I moved out here when I was 8 I remember people measuring their weight in stones too
     
  11. Catsel

    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    yea, us Brits use both systems. feet. yard. metre.

    cos we is just more educated and badass than the rest of the world. iinnt.
     
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    Doesn't the UK only use the Metric system for certain measurements? At least we are thorough with our stubbornness.


    And for anything science-related where exact numbers are critical, the Metric system is used in the US.
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    like alooooo-min-numb?

    do you say titooooo-min-numb instead of titanium?

    phonetically speaking
     
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    We spell it "Aluminum" here.

    And titanium is titanium.
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    that's spelled wrong.
     
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    needed teeth :teeth:
     
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    You're spelled wrong.
     
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    Shatner's Bosom murder TANMUSHIMUSHI

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    How do you spell 'chronic obesity' in America?
     
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    So what's up with the apparent lack of dental professionals in the UK?
     
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