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Post time 2019-4-24 15:27:19 |Display all floors
huaqiao Post time: 2019-4-21 16:02
That could be Hitler.

The only error I could find in your post is that "globalized" should be substituted for "globalised."

I am still unpacking -- too much of too much = infinity.

I'll find a break to get back to you later.

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Post time 2019-4-24 18:08:29 |Display all floors
wchao37 Post time: 2019-4-24 15:27
The only error I could find in your post is that "globalized" should be substituted for "globalise ...

They are both accepted actually. One is American and the other British spelling. I prefer to stick to British spelling. Americans like to change for the sake of changing, not for practical purpose. It is a subtle trait carried over from the Civil War.

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Post time 2019-4-25 08:38:08 |Display all floors
huaqiao Post time: 2019-4-24 18:08
They are both accepted actually. One is American and the other British spelling. I prefer to stick ...

Ah so!

Yeah, Americans are adamant about how every English word is spelt.

So a ZERO is actually a SERO?

Never realized that.





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Post time 2019-4-25 12:02:55 |Display all floors
wchao37 Post time: 2019-4-25 08:38
Ah so!

Yeah, Americans are adamant about how every English word is spelt.
So a ZERO is actually a SERO?


Not to this extent. Not yet anyway. There are other examples:

Colour vs color
Programme vs program
Travelling vs. traveling

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Post time 2019-4-25 15:59:44 |Display all floors
I use the New English-Chinese dictionary.  

The word "globalize" isn't even included which means it is a relatively new word.

CD uses the American spelling -- all three words above are red-lined (indicating an error message) if you type them into this textbox.

Thanks for bringing up the issue.

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Post time 2019-4-27 15:53:23 |Display all floors
znz Post time: 2019-4-26 20:51
Chinese people are perhaps the most generous people in the world, think about it, Chinese had adop ...

Very touching comment from a very polite gentleman who keeps on sending me typical cnn70-style defamatory messages.

Which znz should I accept as the genuine version?   

I'll take a good nap while awaiting your truthful answer....

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No sleep apnea here despite all the snoring.

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Post time 2019-4-28 13:08:48 |Display all floors
znz Post time: 2019-4-27 19:24
would it be reasonable to distinct clearly between a government and a people ? Chinese people and  ...

I am lost.

I am totally lost as to what is being asked here, and so see if the question can be re-phrased.

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