Rep speaks and writes according to the 'Kings English'. Therefore Rep did NOT misspell Colour or the word Tyre.
Just like the word Austrialia, I noticed that Google Chrome tells me I have misspelled it. However when I looked it up in the dictionary it is spelled with two 'i's' . The other way of spelling it is 'Australia'.
Another word is 'program'. Here in the USA that is spelled correct. In the British Isles it is spelled 'programme'
"G'day gents" he say's using his best gramma.
I think as you say everyone is right so long as we all know what the other is talking about!
Having said that!
I'd love to see the dictionary that spells Australia with two i's.
Fairdinkum mate get a new one that ones faulty.
As not to offend the current Monarch Her Majesty.
That would be the Queen's English where talking about.
Also one doesn't spelled, that would be spelt.
And it wouldn't be done correct, but more correctly.
All of this is tongue in check and who caress.
But what I'm wondering is when did you guy's stop using the Oxford Dictionary.
I mean we both started out as back waters of the British Empire!
At some point in time the Untied States had to of started to write it's own.
I'm just curious as to when that was?