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Well didn’t get far through the list before I came across something I disagree with, namely that “the vast majority of the English speaking world” say zed. I’d agree that the majority of countries say zed but I think the majority of native speakers say zee. UK, Ireland, Canada, S African, Australian and New Zealand native English speakers plus whatever else there are in ex colonies of Africa or Pitcairn or the Falklands don’t seem to add up to the number of US native English speakers.