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Is it gray or grey?

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    It is grey
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    It is gray
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    I thought it was greigh?!

How do you spell gray? Grey or gray?

  • lioness
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Post 3+ Months Ago

Cold Canuck wrote:
lionking wrote:
I agree with meman 100%.
I think Cold Canuck is the 'one at sea' here
Feel free to, but I'm not the one who is unreasonably making demands that two large countries change the way they write a dozen or so words, just to satisfy some archaic sense of ownership of a language.
And by his own admission, he is less angered by the actual use of these words as by the idea that they would be considered "correct".

Sorry, but there are far more important things in life to get bent about.

Regards,


C.C.


*psssssssssssss* :lol:
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I found this site because I have been using "gray" for so long but just got chewed out by my boss for spelling "grey" incorrectly (as "gray"). He said I needed to pay better attention to detail. -So I looked this up to be sure, and it seems that both uses are correct, yet no way I can tell him that. -Just have to suck it up I guess.

I hate the word "gray" or "grey"!
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That sucks, how could your boss get to such a high position without even knowing how to spell gray?

Unless he's an old British guy trying to hang on to his ways while sucking you in with him.

Dictionary says "grey" is a variant of "gray"

Hmm, while messing around with the dictionary my wife told me to look up the spelling of potato.

I did, and found an interesting entry...

Quote:

Main Entry:
mouse potato
Function:
noun
Etymology:
after couch potato
Date:
1993

slang : a person who spends a great deal of time using a computer
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Bigwebmaster wrote:
Gray is the American version, and Grey is the English version. For the most part gray seems to be used more than grey. The both mean the exact same thing though, and they are both correct, just different dialects.


This was my understanding too; like Color vs Colour

Anyway, shouldn't it be: #333 ? lol
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voodish wrote:
Bigwebmaster wrote:
Gray is the American version, and Grey is the English version. For the most part gray seems to be used more than grey. The both mean the exact same thing though, and they are both correct, just different dialects.


This was my understanding too; like Color vs Colour


Exactly what I was going to quote and say.
However I like memans definition.
meman wrote:
The correct spelling is grey..

It's one of them words, Like colour, That americans spell wrong.


I don't know if anyone uses and noticed Firefox will try to correct 'grey' but allows gray, Gray and Grey, since it's an American application (Could be wrong, if not they are conforming the American convention)
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Try this gr*y
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We have a conclusion!?
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Since gr(a|e)y is simply just a mixture of white and black, I'm going to start calling it whack.
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Whack it is then.
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I agree with spork. Let us call it whack. :)
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whack? why not blite?
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hmmp...it can be as long as they were pronounce and spelled diffrerently.
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like blite and blight?
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hmmmp...I don't think so...:)
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What if they were spelt the same but pronounced differently, like semi-black.
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that would drive people nuts.
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I agree with Bogey. :lol:
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Well I was just conforming to everything else in the English language.
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Hahaha, your evil Randomality.
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I'm not trying to be, but I'm not trying not to be.
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That what are you trying to be that you aren't trying to be?
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No, I'm not trying to not be trying to not trying.
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Trying to be not to be trying to not trying? :lol:
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No, I am not trying to be anything in regards to being evil or not evil.
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but your still somewhat evil.
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No I'm not, it's just a simple fact that your morals are different than mine that make myself appear evil to you.
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Ok, your not evil, your inferior :)
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Inferior to what?
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uhh, God?
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Are you sure you know what Inferior means?
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