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How Rhinocerous Is That Rhinoceros

I checked the Bricklink and Peeron links, and they also spell it "rhinocerous." Is that definitely the set's official spelling, or are the sites just copying each others' errors? --Dunjohn 22:30, May 3, 2011 (UTC)

I really don't know.  :P ...Half Way out of the Dark... 22:31, May 3, 2011 (UTC) I think it is different in different countries :P 74.222.209.89 23:05, May 3, 2011 (UTC)

Check Wikipedia. •myk 23:06, May 3, 2011 (UTC)
For some reason Americans add the letter U, its weird, its common, and its not British. Gladiatoring 23:14, May 3, 2011 (UTC)
Us Americans don't. United Kingdom does. The Legend of Swipe Talk Alien Conquest! 23:18, May 3, 2011 (UTC)
Oxford English Dictionary spells it "Rhinoceros" in both British and US English. cjc 14:37, May 4, 2011 (UTC)

All I know is that this wiki spells things with extra "u"s, I don't know what language that is from, but that is what we do here. LEGO Lord Talk 13,497 Edits! ---- LEGO LOTR is coming! 00:06, May 5, 2011 (UTC)

"Rhinoceros" is never spelled with a "u." It's not like other words such as "honour" and "colour" that standardised differently in different regions. It's a universal zoological term. If LEGO spelled it wrongly when naming this set, even accidently, then the article title would also have to use the wrong spelling. --Dunjohn 23:42, May 5, 2011 (UTC)

  • LL - the extra "u" in words like honour and colour are British English. cjc 16:21, May 6, 2011 (UTC)
Yeah I thought so Kingcjc, I thought that people from United Kingdom speak British English. LEGO Lord Talk 13,497 Edits! ---- LEGO LOTR is coming! 18:25, May 11, 2011 (UTC)
@Gladiatoring, actually it is British English. LEGO Lord Talk 13,497 Edits! ---- LEGO LOTR is coming! 18:26, May 11, 2011 (UTC)
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