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Discussion of "gliglibau"
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Comment #2: Re: British vs. English
Arnt Richard Johansen (Thu Nov 27 17:24:14 2008)

totus wrote:
> Why not rityglibau? I interpret gliglibau to mean English as spoken
> England, but not in Scotland, Wales or the Isle of Man. All these
> together are British.

Indeed why not. I would prefer rityglibau to be the default translation
of "British English". However, gliglibau has had some usage, and it
should stay, for purposes of Lojban → English.

OTOH, I don't think gliglibau for British English is wrong per se, since
English English does seem to be the "default" or core sense of British

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