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Post Reply Is it gray or grey? How do you write it?
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Posted 1/22/13
I grew up in Hong Kong, dominated by British English but I moved to US 7 years ago.
So now, I get confused myself when I write it, don't know which is which, sometimes grey sometimes gray, whichever gets accidentally written out lol.
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Posted 1/22/13
i actually write it both ways
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23 / F / USA
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Posted 1/22/13
Always Grey.
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20 / F / Imperial NaruSaku...
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Posted 2/16/13
Since Filipinos adopted American English, gray.
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22 / F / In your dreams.....
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Posted 2/19/13
grey
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22 / F / New Jersey
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Posted 2/19/13
Here's just a nifty little thing to help you remember which one to use:

It's grAy in America
and grEy in England

I go on a lot of websites that use British English, so I tend to use grey more frequently (as well as other British English variants) .
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23 / M / Ohio USA
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Posted 2/19/13
I use gray. Mainly because grey gets a red underline when I type it.
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18 / F / Hell
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Posted 2/20/13
Sometimes I spell it one way, sometimes I spell it the other way.
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F / R'lyeh
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Posted 2/20/13
I always write it "grey", but I don't make a big deal out of someone writing "gray".
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Posted 2/21/13
Grey all the way!

It is English and American spellings, neither can really be considered wrong.
Although I'm a programmer and it always bugs me when I have to use American spellings like color because the programming languages or API's were written by Americans and the English spellings aren't recognised.

PS recognised now has a red underlining because it wants me to spell it with a z. Another Americanism.
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44 / M / Reno, NV, USA
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Posted 2/21/13
Being an American, "gray." Another interesting England vs. America difference: use of the conjoined a+e or o+e, e.g. British Journal of Haematology, or cancer of the oesophagus.
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27 / M / St Louis Mo
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Posted 2/21/13
Americans we butcher the English language.
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18 / F / Fortree City, Hoenn
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Posted 2/22/13
Grey.
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27 / M / ロンドン、カナダ
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Posted 2/24/13
Grey
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18 / M / Scarborough, England
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Posted 2/25/13 , edited 2/25/13
Well, I just pushed 'Grey' over 50%! (The English way to spell it, if anyone is unsure).
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