> "Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz" <email@example.com> writes: > >> More to the point, both "math" and "maths" are slang; > > Colloquialisms, but not slang. > >> However, as a compromise may I suggest >> that we call "standard English" the language spoken in Australia? > > I suggest New Zealand!
I suggest Oklahoma! No. Nijmegen! (But only first-language speakers count.)
-- Jesse F. Hughes "All Chinese are Confucianists when successful, and Taoists when they are failures." -- Lin Yutang, /My Country and My People/