I don’t know why it just isn’t installed by default, but Open Office 2 didn’t install any dictionaries. What’s more depressing, is you go to do a spell check, and it simply states Spelling is Complete. There is no menas to install via Open Office.
What you have to do is download a document that runs a macro to enable you to choose and install the necessary dictionaries. Weird, but it works. And the magic link is: