One factor here is that, while the words may not be common British useage,
they aren't possible *misspellings* of British terms either, and are
commonly used in other parts of the world. (With the possibly exception of
'mom'. But, then, I'd always capitalize it if I did use it, so I consider
'mom' a misspelling even from the U.S. English standpoint.)
This may be a question of what one considers the purpose of a *spell check*
dictionary (as opposed to a dictionary dictionary)?
No, you can't do this with *.lex files.
Ummm, just a note: I'm not a Microsoft employee, or anything like that :-)
FWIW, I do know that the local dictionaries are (supposedly) compiled and
maintained by the local Microsoft people, and not soley by Redmond.
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