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    british and american spelling?

    Hi: some verbs have two kinds of spelling with regard to their past tense and past participle forms, such as wake-waked/woke-waked/woken; shaved-shaved-shaved/shaven; spell-seplled/spelt-spell/spelt, etc. Are these different forms of spelling related to the difference between British and American English?
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    Re: british and american spelling?

    Some are and some are just alternate or older forms. For example "spelled" is AmE, while "spelt" is BrE. But the choice of, say "has been proved" v "has been proven" seems to be a personal thing here in AmE.

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    Re: british and american spelling?

    Look here:

    Rover

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