This petite nook of cyberspace has been reserved for 1920s culture critic H.L. Mencken (1880 - 1956) author of The American Language and his review of American English by Gilbert M. Tucker:
"The fact is, of course, that American English is noticeably superior to British English in several important respects, and that not the least of these superiorities lies in the learned department of spelling. Here even the more intelligent Englishmen are against their own rules, and in favor of the American rules, and every year one notices a greater tendency among them to spell "wagon" with one "g" instead of two...The English "- our" ending, the main hallmark of English spelling, dies harder."
Recommended Reading: The American Language by H.L Mencken
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