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Re: [OT] Insure/Ensure [was Re: A sensible plan for non-free]

>    Although ensure and insure are generally
>    interchangeable, only insure is now widely used in American
>    English in the commercial sense of "to guarantee persons or
>    property against risk."

Moreover, my Macquarie (which rocks btw, at least if you're Australian)
says that using "insure" in Ean's sense (i.e., making sure that
something happens) is chiefly just a US English thing.


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