CATALOGUE versus CATALOG
Dick Johnson writes:
"Catalogue is a proper term in
England (and France). In America the proper term is
CATALOG. For Americans to use the term CATALOGUE comes
off a little ostentatious (read "show off"). Thank
goodness however, we have no American dealers who
COULD use the term SYLLOGE (which means "the
systematically arranged contents of a collection").
As for 'catalogues", George Kolbe confirms:
"It's less serious if you pay for it. ;-)"
Wayne Homren, Editor
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