-ise endings

Anna Skarzynska theania at freeuk.com
Mon Jan 15 12:30:48 EST 2001


 I was noticing that words like
> realise, apologise, and recognise were all spelled contrary to my spell
> checker (which spells them all with a 'z')  is this standard British
> spelling?
> Rebecca D. Ganetzky
I believe both are acceptable in Gt. Britain, but -ise is more usual, and
more traditional. What's the situation in Ireland?
Ania

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