Today, in Queensland, it is Labour Day, as in May Day 2012…..
But I can’t! Something is bugging me!
It’s been bugging me for six days now, ever since I wrote my post Australia’s Labor Politicians: Grey Clouds Are Gathering.
I’m sure you can now see what it is.
As an Englishman originally from England, I have always spelt labour like this….
But I have also always been aware that in the USA, labour is spelt like this…
Fair enough, each to his own, no worries. Except I always thought that the Australian spelling remained the same as the UK spelling; labour.
Until I wrote that post about the Australian Labor Party, in which “Labour” is always spelt “Labor”. As in…
But then today pops up, Labour Day, and everyone is spelling it as “labour” again. As in….
I am very confused. If anyone knows the answer, please let me know in the comments below.
Labor Labour Day!