What is en_US ?

Christian Burger christian.burger at abtg.net
Wed Jun 13 15:20:43 UTC 2007

> 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. ;-)
> Cheers,
> Dave

What about en_CA (English Coon Ass)?

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