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What is the difference between catalogue and catalog? I cannot really decide which one to use for a product catalogue for a shop.

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Similar to "analog" or "analogue". – GEdgar Nov 11 '11 at 18:26
I think I have not seen enough of "analogue" to recall that it even exists! (eventhough we officially use Bristish English in my country) – Jake Nov 14 '11 at 7:25

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They have the same meaning. Catalogue is used in British English whereas catalog is mostly used in American English. I've also seen cases where catalogue was used by some American friends, though.

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In the US the British spellings, along with some older archaic spellings like "shoppe" are often used in store names to make the shop look a bit classier. – T.E.D. Feb 21 '14 at 1:25
@T.E.D. No, catalogue is not in the same category as shoppe. Nobody actually uses shoppe, not even the English. – tchrist Jun 29 '14 at 0:34
I expect to find the pricier items in a (US) Catalogue. – Wayfaring Stranger Dec 29 '14 at 18:38

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