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Gray or Grey?

Discussion in 'Night Shift' started by Out of Order, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. Out of Order

    Out of Order Need More Time


    I posted a quote from this short story in another thread yesterday and referenced it as being from Grey Matter. Later, I thought I would have some fun and read the story again. In my paperback copy of Night Shift (the one with the I Am The Doorway cover - 1979 printing?) the story is entitled Gray Matter. Being the curious type I checked on this forum and the story is titled Grey Matter. I don't have a copy of the hardcover edition of Night Shift so I can't check that.

    Just thought it was funny. And my beer tasted a little funny................

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...I dunno, but I bought you a shirt...
    [​IMG] ...50 different shades on it....
  3. Out of Order

    Out of Order Need More Time

  4. Sundrop

    Sundrop Sunny the Great & Wonderful

    Spidey posted in another thread that
    Gray is the American spelling, and Grey is the UK spelling.......I think

    I use them interchangeably. I'm diverse like that
  5. Moderator

    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator

    Probably should be Gray not Grey for our purposes but like Sunny, I tend to go back/forth with the a and e when I write it.
  6. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    Old teacher trick:

    GrAy with the A is American.

    GrEy with the E is European/UK
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  7. Out of Order

    Out of Order Need More Time

    Which is it!!!!!??

    My OCD needs an answer!!!


  8. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    It's not "diversity". It's Multiple Personality Syndrome.
  9. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    What does taking vitamins have to do with it?
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    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator

  11. Out of Order

    Out of Order Need More Time

    I C what you did there...........
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  12. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    "GrAy" is in the book, so that's correct (in this instance). I mix them up all of the time :) I might remember which is which now, with Spidey's spelling rule in mind.
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  13. prufrock21

    prufrock21 Well-Known Member

    To avoid confusion let's call it brown.
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  14. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    You said you go back and forth with the a and e...nevermind...=D
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  15. Moderator

    Moderator Ms. Mod Administrator

    It's okay, I know what you were doing there. :wink:
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  16. mstay

    mstay Older than most, not as old as some.

    That's what the difference is?! I had no idea. I must have missed that lesson in school. :biggrin2:
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  17. mjs9153

    mjs9153 Guest

    Want gray for brain matter splash..grey for the dawn,sending our vampires into the cold,clammy grey dirt for another day's rest..

  18. mustangclaire

    mustangclaire There's petrol runnin' through my veins.

    For me it's grey.
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  19. Mr Nobody

    Mr Nobody Well-Known Member

    That'd be better if it was "GrEy with the E is English". 'Cause, you know, Europe has a multitude of languages. (As does the UK, technically, if you include Welsh, Irish Gaelic and Scots Gaelic. :smile2:)
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