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Month: December 2012

Re: [trinity-users] English language spelling question

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2012 22:29:17 +0000
On Saturday 29 December 2012 22:04:27 Tony Rein wrote:
> > By the way, is it Mom or Mum? English is not my primary language... Je
> > parle en francais, mais je vis au Canada :)
> >
> > Merry Christmas!
> > -Alexandre
> Bonjour Alexandre!
> I didn't see that you ever got an answer to the above question. The
> answer is that it's both. "Mom" is American and "Mum" is British. I
> don't know what they use in English Canada.

He did get one.  I was the OP and I replied.

I said what you said, but with the addition that I pointed out that because of 
local accents, Mum and Mom are usually pronounced to sound almost exactly the