I Spell Grey With An E Not An a

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    Divided By A Common Language

    It's not that I don't like America, or Americans, but I prefer to speak English as she is writ. therefore in my world, grey is preferable to gray. likewise tyre and not tire, and all the words that my spellchecker tells me are wrong, because I use an S, not a Z, which is...
    Cherpee Cherpee
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2009

    Some Of Us Americans Use An "e" Too

    I've always used an "E" to spell grey. I don't worry about the spell check, I added it to the custom dictionary. There are a lot of words that have multiple spellings like that. I still use "tire" and "curb" though ;)  
    AlternateSource AlternateSource
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Feb 6, 2010

    I've Always Spelled It That Way

    My spell checker on Microsoft word used to always give me the scary red squiggle until I learned how to put it in the dictionary.
    TexasItaly TexasItaly
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2010
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