British and American spelling differences in Microsoft Edge

I was using Microsoft Edge today and I was using the English that I had selected from my language toolbar and I noticed that when I spelled the word “organisation” (the British spelling) it would instantly autocorrect to organization, (the American spelling). I do not really care about which spellings that you use. Armour comes up with a red line underneath it, unless you spell it armor or honour becomes honor and so on, but metres (as opposed to meters) is recognized.

I’m sure that UK English speakers find this to be rather odd, but considering that Microsoft is an American company, it’s not surprising though.  I “recognise” the spelling differences, (LOL Anglicism). I am incredibly pissed off that Wikipedia has resorted to many British spellings and that they seem to think that British spellings are the correct spellings on many Russian articles, including the one about the PVO Strany for example.

It spells defense as “defence” in that article and Japanese Self Defense Forces is spelled with its American spelling, instead of the British one. This is the JSDF of Japan, the present modern-day Japanese Army.

Even if you use British English in your Microsoft toolbar, it will still correct to the American spellings.

Does anyone else find that rather odd?



About Justin Royek

I am a critic of Wikipedia that likes to remind people that there are other sources out there than Wikipedia and that knowledge isn't written by a bunch of anonymous nobodies on a blog dressed up as an encyclopedia that Wikipedia is. My name is Justin Royek and this is my personal blog/soapbox for different issues and many things relevant to my life. I am a polyglot that speaks about 10 languages. I am NOT Tim Doner or Benny Lewis or Christophe Clugston or any of those self-proclaimed "polyglots" on YouTube. I am my own blog. I am Justin Edward Royek. Patchman123 on Facebook and YouTube. I am Justin Royek. I AM A WRITER ON MANY ISSUES. I HAVE DECIDED TO CHANGE MY USERNAME ON THE BLOG.
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