On Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:23:43 +0100, Pieter Praet <email@example.com> wrote: > "Worldwide, -ize endings prevail in scientific writing and are commonly > used by many international organizations, such as the ISO and the > WHO. The European Union switched from -ize to -ise some years ago in its > English language publications, and this resulted in the coexistence of > the -ize spelling in older legislative acts and the -ise spelling in > more recent ones." ... and other convincing reasons . > > Let's follow the good example of academic and standards bodies, > instead of the errors of a non-democratic pseudo-authority . > >  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_and_British_English_spelling_differences#Greek-derived_spellings >  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democratic_deficit_in_the_European_Union Reluctantly, +1.