grey or gray
How do you spell the color grey or gray?
Pleaser Kvinnors ADO1021 / B / M Boot  Svart Patent / Svart 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.

Pleaser Kvinnors ADO1021 / B / M Boot Svart Patent / Svart

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.

Pleaser Kvinnors ADO1021 / B / M Boot Svart Patent / Svart

See the entire chart of Commonly Misspelled Words


Please retweet and share
if you find this Resource useful

Bookmark This Page!
Pleaser Kvinnors ADO1021 / B / M Boot  Svart Patent / SvartPleaser Kvinnors ADO1021 / B / M Boot  Svart Patent / Svartmyspace icontwitter icondigg iconfirefox iconinternet explorer icondelicious icontechnorati iconmixx icon



Pleaser Kvinnors ADO1021 / B / M Boot Svart Patent / Svart 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".

Brinley Co Womens Regular och Wide Calf Round Toe Faux Läder Mid-Calf Wedge Boots Solbränna , Khombu Kvinnors Altam-WP Cold Weather Boot Blå , Columbia Women s Minx Slip II Omni-Heat Winter Boot Tobak / Brittisk Tan Women Classic Gummi Rain Boots / w Zipper Designs av Forever Young Svart , Soft Style Hush Valpar Kvinnors Paris Snow Boot Svart Vylon / Patent DailyShoes Kvinnors Militära Combat Snör åt Mid Calf High Credit Card Knife Money Wallet Ficka Stövlar Premium Red Pu Pleaser Kvinnors DEL2025ML / BPU / M Boot Svart / Svart Matte , Durango Kvinnors 12 tums Spur Strap Crush Riding Boot Tan / Brindle Brown , DailyShoes Women s Woman s Knight High Up Warm Fur Vattentåliga Eskimo Snow Boots Zebra , Lucchese Kvinnors M4600.s82f Antracit , Helly Hansen Women s Veierland 2 Graphic Rain Boot Kväll Blå / Av Vit / Ljusgrå , Odema Kvinnor PU Läder Lågklacka Ankel Stövlar Med Ritsad Skjuten Ficka Storlek US5-10.5 Beige Cinch Classic Women s Meagan Riding Boot Brun / Turquoise Womens Tall Knitted Cardy Slouch Vinter Snö Regn Utomhus Varm Stövlar Svart Stickad , SOREL Kvinnors N Om Läder Regn Snow Boot Svart vit , Stansport Jungle Boots Svart Women Hunter Original Tall Wellington Vattentäta Winter Snow Rain Boots Blå Mofri Women s Trendy Fringes Osynliga Medium Heel Platform Runda Toe Dra på Mid Calf Boots Grå , Durango Kvinnors DRD0131 Western Boot Brown / Union Flag , Rider Biker Boots w Belted Detail & Rygg Korsett Back Snörning Svart , DailyShoes Kvinnors Canvas Mid Calf Tall Boots Casual Sneaker Punk Flat, Classic Black Fuchsia Boots, Classic Black Lace , Rugged Shark RAINDEARS Ladies Lace Up Rubber Rain Boots Röd , Polar Products Kvinnor Regn Termisk Varm Snö Vinter Knä Hög Vattentät Stövlar Grå nylon FRYE Kvinnors Veronica 2 Slouch Boot Svart Baffin Women s Judy Snow Boot kastanjebrunt , Country Love Boots Round Toe Kvinnors Cowboy Boots W1001-1002 Svart , Kokosnötter av Matisse Women s Gaucho Boot Tan / rosa , Gamla Gringo Kvinna Erin Svart , Pleaser Kvinnors Ado1017rsft / c-mc / fs Boot Clr-multi / Fuchsia ,
Journee Collection Women Regular och Wide Calf Slouchy Mid-Calf Wedge Boots Brun Mezlan Mäns 18134 Chelsea Boot Svart Fem Tio Mäns Camp Four Mid Vandringsstöd Svart / Solid Grå , Hi-Tec Mäns Bandera Mid Vattentät Vandrings Boot Bone / brun / senap Ariat Kvinnors Quickdraw Work Boot, Tack Room Choklad, 6,5 B US Sandstorm / Distressed White , Cinch Classic Women s Meagan Riding Boot Turkos , PUMA Women s Fierce Strap Metallic WNs Cross-Trainer Shoe Puma Black-Puma Silver Skechers Sport Kvinnors Skech Air Infinity Fashion Sneaker Vit / Silver-grön John Deere Kvinnors JD3204 Mid Calf Boot Brun Reebok Mäns Workout Plus Cross Trainer Vit / royal Under Armour Women s Street Precision Slip Metallic Raisin Red (916) / Raisin Red Madden Girl Women s Cinder Fashion Boot Mörk Taupe Lauren Ralph Lauren Kvinnors Tally Rain Boot Svart / Real Bright Red Solid Polyvinylklorid / Elastisk Naturalizer Kvinnors Jenelle WC Riding Boot Brudbrun , Easy Street Kelsa Plus Harness Boot Brun / Präglad , Hunter Women s Boots Original Justerbar Back Snow Rain Water Boots Unisex Svart , Manitobah Mukluks Kvinnors Snowy Owl Mukluk Winter Boot Svart Journee Collection Women s Extra Wide-Calf Buckle Knä-Hög Ridning Boot Solbränna BEARPAW Whitney Women s Boot Svart Ii , North Face Mäns Chilkat Ii Ankel-High Suede Boot Svart / Griffin Grå , L & M LM Män Vattentät Gummi Sole Winter Snow Boots Work Boots 7014 2017 Vete , Durango Mäns DB019 Western Boot Brun / beige , Ariat Mäns Sierra Saddle Work Boot Redwood / Indigo Blue , Ariat Mäns Chute Boss Western Cowboy Boot Caliche / Bittersöt Choklad , Timberland Mens Bardstown Plain Toe Oxford Puce Stampede Fullkorn Kvinnor Carmen Fashion Slouchy Faux Suede Runda Toe Chunky Heel Over Knee Boots Black_venus , Premier Standard Kvinnor över Knä Boot - Sexy Över knäpullonen Boot - Trendy Low Block Heel Shoe - Bekväma Boot Bourgogne Su , Cobb Hill Rockport Kvinnors Freshexcel Vattentät Flat Brun Skechers BOBS Från Kvinnors Luxe BOBS-Big Dreamer Flat Svart / Svart TYR SPORT Herrdäck Slider Sandal Svart ,

 

 

 

 

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

Pleaser Kvinnors ADO1021 / B / M Boot Svart Patent / Svart


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

Pleaser Kvinnors ADO1021 / B / M Boot Svart Patent / Svart