Many of the differences between American and British English date back to a time when spelling standards had not yet developed.
For the most part, the spelling systems of most Commonwealth countries and Ireland closely resemble the British system.
The story of two friends from different backgrounds, whose friendship spans more than 35 years through childhood, love, and tragedy: Cecilia Carol "C. receiving a note during a rehearsal for her upcoming Los Angeles concert. Hillary eventually begins to accept her prognosis bravely, appreciating her time with Victoria and C. Hillary and Victoria return to San Francisco, while C.
C." Bloom (Bette Midler), a New York actress and singer, and Hillary Whitney (Barbara Hershey), a San Francisco heiress and lawyer. She leaves the rehearsal in a panic and tries frantically to travel to her friend's side. is now performing singing telegrams, leading to a job offer from John (John Heard), the artistic director of the Falcon Players, after she sings his birthday telegram.
These differences became noticeable after the publishing of influential dictionaries.
Today's British English spellings mostly follow Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language (1755), while many American English spellings follow Webster's An American Dictionary of the English Language ("ADEL", "Webster's Dictionary", 1828).
Beaches (also known as Forever Friends) is a 1988 American comedy-drama film adapted by Mary Agnes Donoghue from the Iris Rainer Dart novel of the same name. that her self-centeredness and obsession with her career has him feeling left behind and he asks for a divorce. admits she has always been envious of Hillary's beauty and intelligence. that she is pregnant and that she has already decided to keep the baby and raise the child as a single parent, a decision that wins her much admiration from the feisty and independent C. When Victoria is a young girl, Hillary finds herself easily exhausted and breathless, a state she attributes to her busy schedule as a mother and a lawyer. Lifetime announced a remake of the film, which aired on January 22, 2017.