Tuesday, April 7, 2015

"Football" or "Soccer": Is British or American English more popular in Singapore?

While Singapore officially uses British English, the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew felt that "the increasing dominance of the American media means that increasingly our people, teachers and students will be hearing the American version". American English is used widely, on the media and even on our spellcheckers. As a result, do people in Singapore spell using American English or some mix, rather than British English?