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In english ( you know the United Kingdom (UK) where it came from in the first place) advertisement is the correct spelling.

It's only in US "english" (where after the initial failed colonising attempts the English sent a large number of illiterate prisoners, malcontents and indentured servants) that so many words use a z where a proper dictionary would place an s.

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In english ( you know the United Kingdom (UK) where it came from in the first place) advertisement is the correct spelling.

It's only in US "english" (where after the initial failed colonising attempts the English sent a large number of illiterate prisoners, malcontents and indentured servants) that so many words use a z where a proper dictionary would place an s.

A lot of words in American English substitute s for z but advertisement is not one of them. As an American "advertizement" shows up as an incorrect spelling.

 

Anyway, you were probably trying to rile up Americans, but that view of history is incorrect. Nobody was sent from the English government, people just got permission from the English government to avoid things like religious persecution or just to get a new start on life. Your Australia would be a better fit for that description, but obviously that too is an oversimplification.

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In english ( you know the United Kingdom (UK) where it came from in the first place)

Wouldn't be the first time the UK accidentally created something better than itself.

 

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... Nobody was sent from the English government, people just got permission from the English government to avoid things like religious persecution or just to get a new start on life. Your Australia would be a better fit for that description, but obviously that too is an oversimplification.

 

While the numbers sent and the percentage of early "forced immigrants" was definitely much higher on Australias side, alot of Americans with scottish ancestry would agree with me to a limited degree.

In the clearings of the Scottish lowlands many displaced people were forced into indentured servitude and while not shipped as criminals, still forcibly sent to serve masters, often traditional lords ands nobility ( pre war of indepence). To a lesser extext this also applied to the Irish, but more of them came later and voluntarily, the 1840s potato famine being a major point.

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