It's "gray" in American English.
It's "grey" in all other English.
Those pesky Americans...
I've always preferred "grey." Somehow, it seems to have more connotation.
What if we decided that
gray equalled the color of something tangible (wall, car, pants, eyes)
grey equalled the mood or feeling of something intangible (her emotions, his state of mind, atmosphere of the room, flavor of the election)?
Could we make that an honourable blend of the two?
by SUNSHYNE 3 years ago
How do you spell it, grey or gray?When I was in school it was taught to me as grey, but my kids tell me that it is spelled gray, even crayola agrees with them now. lol
by Lisa 6 years ago
How dependent are you on Spell Check?Seeing made up words and misspellings all over HubPages made me wonder how dependent most people are on spell check. I do just fine checking my own work and using a dictionary (although I know I'm not perfect). I also know there are those who type their work...
by ngureco 6 years ago
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by Baileybear 7 years ago
I raise this question after reading an informative hub on keyword searches. I asked the writer if she uses American spelling if gets more hits, even though from UK and she said yes, as well as using American terms. Will the English language ever be standardised? (swap the s for a...
by Deborah 5 years ago
As a writer, do you use commas, here, and there. Or do you use commas, here and not there?I make a living online as a writer, and I believe that writers have to use good judgement sometimes in punctuation, but I have conflicting editors that believe that commas should be used after the first word,...
by Jacqueline 8 years ago
I discovered my first grey/gray hair this morning! It was curly! and my hair is dead straight! But it was still black and straight at the tip, I reckon it's stress related. What is the normal age for greys to appear? I always thought that going grey was something that old people did.
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