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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)