Ever wondered why British and American spell certain words differently? You know… like how in the USA, they have theaters, but in the UK, they have theatres? It means the exact same thing, but the spelling is off by one little letter~
As language learners, we totally feel your pain.
And don’t even get us started on pronunciation differences!
Speaking of pronunciation differences, here are a couple other videos you might enjoy:
Here’s a short doodle video showing you how the two spellings parted ways. It’s kind like history. Sweet sweet language history:
(Also, love the dig about “football” at the end)
Wow! That makes total sense… but what about spellings in New Zealand or South Africa?