why do canadians spell certain words with a U but americans don't
August 16, 2009 5:08pm CST
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10 Nov 09
Canadians held onto their British affiliations much longer than the Americans. The u addition is the original English spelling. Due to the cultural imperialism of the United States, American spellings have inflitrated the English language. I guess we parted ways in politics as well as spelling.