Spelling the end of tradition

Every time you switch to British English, it somehow reverts to US. As if the software can cope with the sophistication and vaguely effete perversity of British English for just so long before throwing up its virtual hands in cyber-frustration and reverting to what appears to be the ‘rational’ alternative.

And there’s the rub. Temperamentally, I’m predisposed to traditionalism. Not in the sense of starched collars, stuffy social mores and repressive,