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    #1

    tunneling vs tunnelling?

    Hello all,

    From my research both tunneling and tunnelling are right spellings of the word. Is this true?

    is one american english and the other one british english?

    thanks a lot

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    #2

    Re: tunneling vs tunnelling?

    Yes, the shorter one is American.

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    #3

    Re: tunneling vs tunnelling?

    so double l for the British version?

    (i would have bet the opposite)...

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    #4

    Re: tunneling vs tunnelling?

    Hmm... here tunnelling from FOLDOC it says that tunneling (one l) is US

    also here http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/tunnel it says that one l is US

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    #5

    Re: tunneling vs tunnelling?

    so?

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    #6

    Re: tunneling vs tunnelling?

    Quote Originally Posted by panosgr View Post
    so?
    So, everyone agrees, and you have your answer. 'll' for BrE, AusE, 'l' for AmE. Did you have another question?

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    #7

    Re: tunneling vs tunnelling?

    Nope, thanks a lot!

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