Differences in spelling between British and American English

In this list, I’ll outline the rules as to the main differences between British and American spelling. Rules with examples will be shown in easy fashion so that you can easily distinguish between American and British spelling/orthography. It should also be noted that, although absolutely not obligatory, it pays to be consistent in your spelling, either following one or the other (American or British spelling), but not both at the same time. The examples below are only a very small portion, and do not include ALL the words.  (more…)