On 19/09/05, Stan Shebs <shebs(a)apple.com> wrote:
Jack & Naree wrote:
Well I don't want to live in an Americanised
world; I'd rather take arms
against a sea of illiterate yanks, than suffer the slings and arrows of
their nauseating makey-uppy drawl. (and yes I do have American friends!)
Then I guarantee you won't want to have anything to do with
WP. The minute you try to "clean up" [[United States Constitution]],
you're going to get into the mother of all edit wars!
Someone posted to the en: Help Desk telling us, very smugly, they'd
found a typo in one of our articles on the Constitution (or the
Declaration of Independence), and explaining patiently that this was
the *English* way of spelling the word not the *American*.
Much to my delight, it turned out to have been spelt that way in the
original (though a lot of online transcriptions silently corrected
- Andrew Gray