[Tagging] Jewellery shop
John F. Eldredge
john at jfeldredge.com
Sat Jul 3 18:50:34 BST 2010
Jewelry is the usual spelling in the USA, although I have occasionally seen the two-L spelling.
John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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From: Chris Hill <osm at raggedred.net>
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Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2010 17:18:03
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Subject: Re: [Tagging] Jewellery shop
Niklas Cholmkvist wrote:
>> I have seen http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop=jewelry
>> Undoubtedly the spelling is not acceptable in en_IN
> On wiktionary there is info that "jewellery" is a "chiefly US" spelling.
> source: https://secure.wikimedia.org/wiktionary/en/wiki/jewelry
I fear you have this back-to-front.
jewellery is the UK spelling.
jewelry is the US spelling.
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