Organization or organisation?
Oct 20, 2012 11:34 AM
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'Organization' is the American spelling. 'Organisation' is the British spelling.
October 20, 2012
Both are correct !!! ************************************************************************************** See this excerpt from wikipedia "American spelling avoids -ise endings in words like organize, realize and recognize. British spelling uses both -ize and -ise (organize / organise, realize / realise, recognize / recognise), and the ratio between -ise and -ize stands at 3:2 in the British National Corpus. In Australia and New Zealand -ise spellings strongly prevail: the -ise form is preferred in Australian English at a ratio of about 3:1 according to the Macquarie Dictionary. Worldwide, -ize endings prevail in scientific writing and are commonly used by many international organizations, such as the International Organization for Standardization and the World Health Organization. The European Union switched from -ize to -ise some years ago in its English language publications, meaning that -ize spellings are found in older legislative acts and -ise spellings in more recent ones. Proofreaders at the EU's Publications Office ensure consistent spelling in official publications such as the Official Journal (where legislation and other official documents are published), but the -ize spelling may be found in other documents. ************************************************************************************** If you are writing a huge note, just make sure to maintain constant pronunciation throughout and it'll be better :)
October 20, 2012
Organization! a_a
October 20, 2012
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