Why US spelling?

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Why, oh why, oh why has access to this forum been set-up to require the US English spelling of caesium?

-- Anonymous, December 04, 1998


Simple. It reduces the potential risk to fingernails by needing to hit an extra key. A report published by Manicure Today magazine suggests a direct relationship between growth of their business and that of the internet and computer keyboard use. Litigation is also growing alarmingly and bulletin board administrators are rightly concerned that they could be held liable.

-- Anonymous, December 04, 1998

Because diphthong keyboards (UK style) are very rare!!

Merry Christmas

-- Anonymous, December 22, 1998

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