What is en_US ?
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Wed Jun 13 15:27:08 UTC 2007
On Wednesday 13 June 2007, David G. Miller wrote:
>Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> > I know Americans spell a few words wrongly, but so what?
>> > Plenty of people make spelling mistakes,
>> > and it doesn't affect one's understanding in the slightest.
>en_US leaves room for en_RN (English "Red Neck" variant) and en_EB (English
> Ebonics variant). Both variants have some interesting usage that would
> likely confuse folks. The Oakland (California) board of education seems to
> be behind the movement to include en_EB. Requests for en_RN seems to be
> prevalent in many of the more rural parts of the U.S. although there is
> intense debate as to whether en_RN is actually distinct from en_DX (English
> Dixie variant). Y'all 'll jus have t'wait to see how that one works out.
Spoken like a true hillbilly, y'all 'ill git along in West (by God) Virginia
right well I reckon.
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