Here is a quick list of a few of the classes I did take while in school:
Interestingly enough, I’ve never had to explain the difference between a yellow dwarf star and a red dwarf star
While I did find this class interesting, I’ve never had to identify which Roman god equates to its Greek counterpart
Musics of Texas
I love me some Buddy Holly, but no one has ever asked me the name of the band that played with him.
And, I find it interesting that I did not take any classes related to the following topics before I stepped into the “real world” Continue reading
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Jakob Nielsen summarizes his findings on American English vs British English for Web Content.
I found his section on International Sites particularly relevant for Canadian sites:
Canadian sites that mainly target the U.S. should use American English, unless they want to emphasize the fact that they’re foreign. (This can be a selling point, but most American users view it negatively.)
He also elaborates further on minimum requirements for international sites if you would like to check it out.
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