I agree with your position on the English language being different in the U.S. and the U.K., and am sympathetic to your complaint. I will point out that your distaste for the "American arrogance" in spelling apparently does not apply to your fellow U.K. residents nor to your careless use of UK as an abbreviation. Your reply was to mart, who sent a view from the "UK".
"As i use three of the biggest software products from the US, msoffice, AutoCAD, sage, and i live in the UK. I see your work from a different angle. May i advice you to become more international, more worldly, less conceited. Little things like always putting the US at the top of address lists when really you?re near the bottom with UK. Only offering updates to US users..etc. you are only 0ne country in many thousands, except it and learn to enjoy the worlds diversity. Don?t make life such a hard battle for your selves and others. Calm down and enjoy"
Please note the pervasive improper use of capitalization and punctuation. Also note the use of "advice" rather than "advise", "except" when the context clearly shows that the writer meant "accept", and the use of the plural "worlds" rather than the possessive "world's". I think it is quite cheeky of you to chastise the users of a variant of the language you use while ignoring the misuse of the variation that you espouse. As pointed out in another response, we all have deviated from the original. My point is the improper use of language is worse than "American arrogance" in using a particular dialect.
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