Gray or Grey? | Grammarly Blog

I run into this word all the time. I want to use “grey…” hmm. Maybe I have some English leanings! LOL! Anyway, click the link at the bottom of the post to read the differences. ❤

Grey and gray are two different spellings of the same word. Gray is more common in the United States, while grey is more common in…

Source: Gray or Grey? | Grammarly Blog



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  1. I never caught that one. I am on scribophile and critique a lot of works from people who live in the UK. Well I know they use ‘s’ instead of ‘z’–realise and also have minor variations of other words–colour instead of color for example. I wasn’t up on the gray for grey thing. I wonder how many of those I redlined 🙂

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  2. Welcome to the light side Colleen where we shall be forever grey.
    xxx Massive Hugs xxx

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  3. I did know that one but it’s one of the typical things that every time I come across the word I have to check because I always doubt. Like inquiry and enquiry. Thanks, Colleen.

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  4. Grey is easy for me as that’s the name of the street I live, besides that’s the colour of my hair.
    Hope you are having a great week.

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  5. I want to do the same!! I don’t know what is about gray and grey, lol.

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  6. I will keep writing grey… 😉

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  7. I realise my favourite colour is grey….and I live with the constant red-lining from wordpress!

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  8. Haha! I read this awhile back on Grammerly. Even so, I just can’t get it straight. Often in the same paper, I will spell it both ways. The spell checker doesn’t catch it either.

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  9. I’ve always used “grey” and “theatre” and other words that my auto-correct wants to change. Well… Pfft! No. 😉

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