grey or gray
How do you spell the color grey or gray?
Nomad Women  s Puddles Rain Boot  Grå / Vit Sillben The 7-Step Checklist to Master Your Morning

 


Which is correct, the "grey" or "gray" spelling?

Have you often wondered "Am I spelling g-r-e-y correctly...or is it g-r-a-y?". How do you spell the color grey or gray? Well, the answer is they are both correct. There are two acceptable spellings. Gray is used primarily in the United States and other areas that use US English. Grey is used in Great Britain and areas that use UK English.

The only exceptions to these rules are:

1. Proper nouns such as a last name; Earl Grey and Zane Grey would not be spelled Gray and L.H. Gray must be always be spelled Gray.

2. Greyhound as in the dog breed.

Nomad Women s Puddles Rain Boot Grå / Vit Sillben

3. Food irradiation (quantity of radiation energy absorbed by the food as it passes through the radiation field during processing). 1 Gray = 0.001 kGy = 1 joule of energy absorbed per kilogram of food irradiated.

When all else fails..

grAy is how it's spelled in America
grEy is how it's spelled in England

"Is it grey or gray?" is likely one of the most frequently asked questions in regards to common misspellings, however there are many other commonly misspelled words related to regional differences. In most cases American spellings seem to be a bit more phonetic. Here's a handy chart.

Nomad Women s Puddles Rain Boot Grå / Vit Sillben

See the entire chart of Commonly Misspelled Words


Please retweet and share
if you find this Resource useful

Bookmark This Page!
Nomad Women  s Puddles Rain Boot  Grå / Vit SillbenNomad Women  s Puddles Rain Boot  Grå / Vit Sillbenmyspace icontwitter icondigg iconfirefox iconinternet explorer icondelicious icontechnorati iconmixx icon



Nomad Women s Puddles Rain Boot Grå / Vit Sillben What is the difference between grey and gray?

According to a very comprehensive color charted provided by Clorford.com (a trusted resource on color swatches) grey and gray are actually two different "color swatches".

MUK LUKS Kelsey Fashion Boot Kvinnor kastanj Old West Ladies Läder Mode Cowgirl Boots Solbränna , Kamik Rogue 9 Women s Boot Svart Chooka Women s Mid-height Rain Boot Solros New Balance Women s BW1000V1 Fresh Foam Walking Shoe Brun FRYE Kvinnors Melissa Button Boot Trötthet-77.173 Twisted X Women s Top Hand Caiman Print Cowgirl Boot Square Toe - Wth0014 Kaffe / Burgundy ESSEX GLAM Kvinnor Studded Ankle Boots Syntetisk Läder Snör åt Biker Strappy Combat Booties Svart syntetiskt läder CAPE ROBBIN GB55 Women Sweater Mid-Calf Pointy Toe Oval Heel Sock Boot Gul , Gwen 01 HI Womens Patent Milatary Lace Up Combat Boots Rosa New Balance Women s BW1000V1 Fresh Foam Walking Shoe Brun WeenFashion Kvinnors Round Closed Toe Mjuk Material Högklackade Solid Stövlar Med Prydnad Black-spänne TAOFFEN kvinnors stövlar varmfodrad 1502black Kodiak Kvinnors Alcona Motorcykel Boot Svart 001 DailyShoes Kvinnors Canvas Mid Calf Tall Boots Casual Sneaker Punk Flat, Classic Black Zebra Boots, Classic Black Lace Reebok RB899 Kvinnors Stealth Uniform Boots - Sage Green Salvia Skechers Kvinnors Highlanders Polar Bear Vattentät Snow Boot Tan / Navy , MVE SKOR Söt Western Cowboy Bootie - Kvinnors Pointed Toe Slip On Ankel Boot Low Heel Nat Imsu * z Rocket Dog Women s Temecula Galaxy PU Snowcamp Combat Boot Solbränna Trotters Women s Bowen Rain Boot Svart Eric Michael Laguna Boot Grå , Lane Women s Hoedown Short Boot Snip Toe - Lb0335b Denim , Brinley Co Womens Regular och Wide Calf Slouchy Faux Suede Mid-Calf Wedge Boots Taupe , Journee Collection Women Regular Stor och Stor Kalv Knä-Hög Ridning Boot Grå , Mycket Flyktiga Kvinnors Raspy Boot Solbränna N.Y.L.A. Off White , KEEN Kvinnors Baby Bern II Wide-w Rain Boot Svart , EMU Australia Platinum Stinger Lo Damskor kastanj DailyShoes Women s Bekämpa stilen uppåt Ankel Bootie Quilted Militär Knit Credit Card Knife Money Wallet Pocket Boots Lila Pu
Qupid Women s Milia-152 Fashion Boot Silver VogueZone009 Kvinnors Solida PU Stövlar med Slipning Sole och Zippers Beige , Rugged Outback Mäns Ridge Mid Hiker Brun TOMS Women s Alpine Waterproof Boot Svart , NIKE Women s Metcon 2 träningssko Blå tint / eskadron Blå / Blå Glöd , Carolbar Kvinnors Comfort Fashion Enkel Spänne Zipper Wedge Heel Knä High Tall Boots Svart Skechers Sport Mäns Men s Verse Flashpoint Oxford Blk / Gry MT-onemix Women Men Fantastiska 3-i-1 Lätta Athletic Rome Sneaker Shoes Bee Yellow I , Reebok Kvinnors Crossfit Nano 8.0 Flexweave Cross Trainer Svart / Alloy / Gum , PUMA Mäns Tazon 5 Cross-Training Shoe Svart / Puma Silver / Svart SOREL Women s Joan Of Arctic Boot Tobak / Sudan Brown , FLY London Women s Yust Boot Black Touch Carlos av Carlos Santana Kvinnors Vesta Motorcykel Boot Svart WeenFashion Kvinnor Lågklackar Solid Hollow Out Knee-High Boots With Metal Buckles Grön Carolbar kvinnors mode spännen Comfort Casual Zipper Mid Heel Knä Höga Känga Stövlar Vit , VOCOSI Women s Round Toe Ankel Stövlar Stilettos High Heels Classic Dress Booties Leopard (023) Franco Sarto Womens Cutler Svart Wc Läder Ariat Work Men s Maverick Wide Square Toe Work Boot Öken / Brun , Smoky Mountain Toddler-Boys Muskogee Roper Western Boot Round Toe - 3024T Brun Rocky Men s 11 tums Original Ride W037 Western Boot Crazy Horse och Bridle Brown , Harley-Davidson Mäns Dipstick Boot Svart , SNJ Womens Knee-High Fashion Sexig Komfort Över Knee Pointy Toe Chunky Mid Heel Boots Brown-L1 Häll La Victoire Kvinnors Caterina Winter Boot Svart NIQI Women High Heel Boots över knä stövlar plattform snör åt pekade tå läder stövlar Svart , Propet Women s Cameo Flat Marin , Lovir Women s Velvet Backless Slip On Loafers Flats Broderi Mule Slippers Shoes Aprikos , Bella Marie Kvinnors Classic Slip på Round Toe Ballet Flat Silver Journee Collection Womens breda bredd D orsay Ankel Rem Round Toe Flats Naken , TOMS Women s Classic Canvas Slip-on Röd alpina schweiziska kvinnors Pierina Ballet Flats Marin ,

 

 

 

 

According to a survey conducted both in the U.S. and England, many people believe grey is an actual color perceived as the hue of "silver", and gray is a sliding scale of values from black to white.


Historical Footnote

samuel johnson picturegrey or gray icon graphic According to an interesting and authoritative note in the Oxford English Dictionary, the spelling "gray" was championed by Samuel Johnson, English writer and lexicographer and other English lexicographers; but in the twentieth century "grey" became the established spelling in Britain anyway.

Meanwhile, in the United States, "gray" became standard somewhat earlier. Examining two nineteenth-century U.S. dictionaries--Webster's Academic Dictionary (1867) and Webster's Condensed Dictionary (~1897)--and both include entries for "grey" that refer readers to "gray" for the term's definitions. So what is the difference between grey and gray? On the one hand, this indicates an early preference in the United States (or at least at Merriam-Webster) for "gray"; but on the other, it suggests an incomplete victory, since British spellings such as "labour" and "labelled" don't appear in those dictionaries at all.

"No people can be great who have ceased to be virtuous."
—Samuel Johnson, on the behavior of the British colonists in America; "An Introduction to the Political State of Great Britain.

Ways to profit from misspellings

Nomad Women s Puddles Rain Boot Grå / Vit Sillben


Rio Rocket's RocketBlog Rio Rocket's RocketBlog Ranked #1 for 8 Years Straight by
The Best SEO Plugin

Site Links

The Graysites

3 Easy Things to 4x Your Output

Wise Words

"Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit. "

0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

- W. Somerset Maugham

Nomad Women s Puddles Rain Boot Grå / Vit Sillben