Talk:manoeuver

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Mis-spelling?Edit

With 106,000 Google hits, including elsewhere in Wiki, and some academic papers, and even allowed in the OED, this must be considered an alternative spelling in modern usage, rather than a mis-spelling. Does anyone disagree? Dbfirs 15:16, 5 March 2008 (UTC)

Recent Quotes taken from OED: (I can find lots more if anyone doubts this spelling!) Dbfirs 15:28, 5 March 2008 (UTC)

  • 1987 J. DISKE Rainforest vi. 74 He had manoeuvered the conversation from the general to a personal confrontation.
  • 1993 E. BLOOM & L. BLOOM Piozzi Lett. 448 For his amusement he practices his guard in manoeuvering gun boats upon the Seine.
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