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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?

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Post 3+ Months Ago

How do you spell grey? Grey or gray?

Today when I couldn't figure out the right way to spell that word I looked it up to find the right spelling. I am not going to tell you the results yet, and do not look it up. Simply vote above for the way you spell the word.
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i remember there's 'stipulations' with it, but not sure exactly any more.
My guess is:

1. for the color itself = grey
2. for descriptions or names = gray

I doubt that's right...
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I choose completely randomly...
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i picked Grey... as far as i know gray is a proper noun... havent looked it up though
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I pick Gray. I'm not sure though. I could be wrong. I'm going to do a search on that and i will post the results. :wink:
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Gray is on my Crayon, so I vote Gray
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According to w3 schools, both HTML and CSS color names, it is "Gray":

http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_colornames.asp
http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_colornames.asp
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im just wondering why he has a crayon handy in the first place..?? lol.. do we like to COLOR? lol
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hey now! i do too! I love to lay on the floor with my daughter and color
soemtimes, and i find nothing wrong with that! it's actually inspiring from
time to time.
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I think you are just finding an excuse to color for youself :)
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so? :P
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heheh, Yeah I don't mind coloring, but nothing turns out right, I have the same artistic ability with crayons that i do with Digital Art I think my son's pictures (he is 2years old) and my pictures look about the same.

Yeah I always have crayons handy, My son likes them.

:)

Gadget Guru, must not have any kids... I can't believe what I got hanging around the house... I even rediscovered my love for toy shopping !!!

But anyway, BigWebmaster when ya gonna reveal the answer?

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toy shopping is great fun! especially cuz I'm so amazed at how COOL
some of the toys are these days! All i ever did was ride bikes and
skateboard. Kids have the coolest things now.
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I totally agree UNFLUX... I find myself playing with the toys more than my son is... you should have seen my wife's face the other day i was in an aisle, playing with one of those handheld travel games... ahhh it was nuts LOL
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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.
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ooo I feel enlightended with info :-P

Doesn't HTML give off green when you use grey? (probably because of the first three leters...but its move of the attomic green...)

I use grey more often though, just seems right :flush:

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wow, you learn something everyday. Gray or grey is what I learned today....
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My real name is Graham.
:lol:
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I was taught that grAy = masculine gender, while grEy = feminine gender.
(This discussion ongoing at another site so I thought I'd pop in here to get a few more takes on it.)
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*lol, my how time flies. I can remember this was one of the first posts I ever replied to when I first got here 3 years ago.

I still use gray, but sometimes if I'm typing and not thinking much it comes out grey.
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WordSmith wrote:
I was taught that grAy = masculine gender, while grEy = feminine gender.
(This discussion ongoing at another site so I thought I'd pop in here to get a few more takes on it.)


:rofl: that's funny.

(I know it was a while ago ;)) Re: ATNO & w3schools - they are going to use gray as (a) that is a US based website and (b) most if not all html/css codes/tags are U.S. English (e.g. center,color)

[endof]Yes as BigWeb said grey=English, gray=U.S. English.[/endof]
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ATNO/TW wrote:
*lol, my how time flies. I can remember this was one of the first posts I ever replied to when I first got here 3 years ago.

I still use gray, but sometimes if I'm typing and not thinking much it comes out grey.


Now where is that post about the forum poster who comes in and resurrects dead posts after several years? :-P
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x.setColor(Color.gray);
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The Grateful Dead - Touch Of Grey

Enough said.
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Speaking of Grateful Dead, you'll enjoy this lucassix
http://blogcritics.org/archives/2004/12/14/095644.php
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The correct spelling is grey..

It's one of them words, Like colour, That americans spell wrong.
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lol, this is an OLD topic. I personally think its grey. Not sure why, but it just sounds right. :)
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The original word in "English" is/was grey. As has been noted us Americans changed it to gray.
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I wonder how or why it got changed. Doesnt make a lot of sense. How do you just all of a sudden change the way a word is spelled? If its possible to do so, then I say we start spelling "Laugh" "Laf!" :)
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Here's quite an entertaining read on the subject
http://flakmag.com/misc/grey.html
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