Grammar Bomb: Toward VS Towards

In America, you walk toward your goal; in Britain, you would walk towards it.

#GrammarBombEA

 

Toward [THINK: American (no S)]
Towards [THINK: British (S)] 

 

“According to the Chicago Manual of Style, the preferred form in American English is toward without the -s, while the preferred British English form is towards with the -s. This general rule works with other directional words, including forwardbackwardupward, and downward, along with afterward.

[read more about it on blog.dictionary.com]

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