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    I think the "Harbor" in "Pearl Harbor" is a proper noun, so the spelling should not include the "u".

    If you were to require people to accept the alternate spelling, you would have to allow people from the USA to spell "Leicester" as "Lester".
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    Quote Originally Posted by MattKing View Post
    If you were to require people to accept the alternate spelling, you would have to allow people from the USA to spell "Leicester" as "Lester".
    I'm sure some already do!


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    Quote Originally Posted by lxdude View Post
    Yep! Just a little bit different flavour.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattKing View Post
    I think the "Harbor" in "Pearl Harbor" is a proper noun, so the spelling should not include the "u".

    If you were to require people to accept the alternate spelling, you would have to allow people from the USA to spell "Leicester" as "Lester".
    Cholmondely, Chumley

    Beauchamp, Beecham

    Worcester, Worster

    Loughead, Lockeed

    A lot of that has already happened.

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