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Specialty / Speciality #1449
04/14/00 01:11 PM
04/14/00 01:11 PM
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wsieber Offline OP
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wsieber  Offline OP
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Switzerland
Hello,
Could anyone explain to me the essantial difference between the words "specialty" and "speciality" AS IN CURRENT USE (not historically).
Thank you


Re: Specialty / Speciality #1450
04/14/00 01:25 PM
04/14/00 01:25 PM
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It may not be this simple, but I think the difference is merely American (specialty) vs British (speciality) English.


Re: Specialty / Speciality #1451
04/14/00 01:30 PM
04/14/00 01:30 PM
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this too shall pass
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this too shall pass
try this hot link, it seems helpful:

http://www.eeicommunications.com/eye/special.html



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