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Re: What is the language "British"?



On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 22:09 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> And as a C.E.T. of 34 years, and chasing electrons for a living for 57 or 
> so, I have yet to see the hot wire device designed to open a circuit when 
> too much current flows called anything but a fuse, with an 's'.  Thats not 
> saying it couldn't be so spelled in other locales, but here, there's only 
> one way to spell it unless the writer failed spelling.

I would say the same (also coming from an electronics background), that
both the circuit breaking fuse, and ignition fuse, are spelt "fuse," and
I've never seen another variant.  I can imagine that there might be a
"fuze" brand name.

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