> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Robin Chapman > <email@example.com> wrote: > >> Torkel Franzen wrote: >> >> > Robin Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >> > >> >> What is "British spelling"? I am not familiar with that term. >> > >> > It is the spelling used in British English. >> >> What is "British English"? Still means nowt to me. > > English as spoken in Britain. For example, "nowt".
Then how is the phrase "the spelling used in British English" meaningful if "British English" refers to the spoken language?
-- Robin Chapman, www.maths.ex.ac.uk/~rjc/rjc.html "Elegance is an algorithm" Iain M. Banks, _The Algebraist_