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RFD discussion[edit]

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The following information passed a request for deletion.

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See discussion at parallel. Hypercorrection to Commonwealth past tense from U.S. spelling. Paul Brians’ Common Errors in English Usage webpage appears to have listed it as a British variant in the past, but he, too, has excised it. —Wiki Wikardo 04:40, 18 November 2012 (UTC)

  • Speedy Keep. Disapproval is not a reason to delete words in use. This is not a simple misspelling; Google Books shows many hits, many from scholarly works. Corrections to definitions is a job for WT:TR, not RFD.--Prosfilaes (talk) 06:23, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
Yes, why would anyone want to delete a standard UK spelling? It appears six times in the OED (though only in citations). Dbfirs 09:09, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
Keep as no deletion rationale is given. Mglovesfun (talk) 12:16, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
Strong keep: real and trivially attestable. Equinox 01:01, 21 November 2012 (UTC)
Kept. - -sche (discuss) 20:12, 21 November 2012 (UTC)