No, this is not my N entry. Nor is it photographic. Nor is it typical of me to nitpick here in wordpressland. Notwithstanding, it is my intention to continue.
I can understand why the majority of American English exists. It seems over 400 years or so, things do evolve. Why spell fiber fibre? There are many examples of the English language which are inconsistent. Why not iron them out?
I’m not going go on. It is boring.
As a chemist, my biggest irritation is Aluminum. It raises my blood pressure writing it that way. It shouldn’t, I know.
Aluminium. Pronounced with the emphasis on al and spoken like condominium. Easy.
With the advent of the internet, American English is taking over the world.
One more. Going to the bathroom. My son insists on saying this. “Are you having a bath or a shower” I say. He just ignores me now. What’s wrong with word toilet?
Nitpick no more