Australian or United States English?

As an Aussie I am often left wondering whether to type things on the web in Australian English or US English.  There are actual a fair few differences – although seemingly minor, they are still differences and might be seen as mistakes or errors in another persons eyes.  Just a few of the differences I’ve noticed:

Aussie English ‘Mum’,  US English ‘Mom’
Aussie English ‘cheque’, US English ‘check’
Aussie English ‘authorised’, US English ‘authorized’

I’m sure that you could add a fair few to my list above!  I would love to hear your thoughts on Australian versus US English.


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