- From: David Taylor <davidt-news@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 17:25:48 +0000 (UTC)
On 2010-06-17, Paul Arthur <flowerysong00@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Bah, humbug. You can make all the generalisations you want, but
they're still just different spellings of the same word with no
real semantic content; whether one is preferred over the other in a
particular region is an accident of history that snobs want to codify
into something they can pounce on people for getting wrong.
Single malt, made in the US, no e.
"Everything else", no e.
I also note that you carefully chose what is basically the only real
single malt in India without noting that they even use the 'whisky'
spelling for their molasses-based products, which are decidedly
You're forgetting that the makers of such products are entirely
capable of getting the spelling wrong too.