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Discussion » Questions » Communication » Gray or grey?

Gray or grey?

Is one grey grayer than the other?

Posted - January 11

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  • 779
    Oh oh, I know this one! Gray is a color and Grey is a wizard.
      January 11, 2017 9:34 AM MST
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  • 1558
      January 11, 2017 10:40 AM MST
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  • It's one of those colours with an irregular declension: grey, greyer, bald. 

    I'm mostly bald but there's still some grey shining through. Hmm, well maybe it's the bald that shines through but you can't expect much at this time of the morning.

      January 11, 2017 9:46 AM MST
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  • 1558
    You are distinguished. Don't forget your hat in the sun.
      January 11, 2017 11:07 AM MST
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  • Oh yeah! Gotta keep that solar panel covered. :)
      January 11, 2017 11:13 AM MST
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  • 1208
    This is the first time I have been able to come here and post on a number of questions quickly.
    Perhaps I am finally getting more comfortable with this format. This post was edited by tom jackson at January 11, 2017 1:18 PM MST
      January 11, 2017 1:08 PM MST
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  • Any new site takes a little time to know. I remember a few of our Ask people saying the same thing about Askaholics and Blurtit. 
      January 11, 2017 1:19 PM MST
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  • 1208
    Of course..  It's taken me a while to get used to having all responses being posted along with the questions and discussion topics.
      January 12, 2017 2:17 PM MST
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  • My problem has been clicking on a link and being taken to the first page of the answer, then having to find which page I should be on. No doubt I've lost a few responses like that. Looks like an excellent site, Tom. Glad you're here too. 
      January 12, 2017 2:34 PM MST
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  • 10258
    I usually choose grey. 
      January 11, 2017 9:48 AM MST
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  • 1558
    I can't think of anything cute or humorous to come back with on this, can you please think of something else?
      January 11, 2017 11:39 AM MST
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  • 10258
    That's okay,  you're cute when your stumped.
      January 11, 2017 11:45 AM MST
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  • 1558
      January 11, 2017 12:14 PM MST
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  • 10258
    Click on this fun mystery hyperlink. This post was edited by Glis at January 11, 2017 1:08 PM MST
      January 11, 2017 12:19 PM MST
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  • 11172
    Cuckamonga.  Or is it Kookamonga?


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Grey This post was edited by President Silly vs. Sharonna at January 11, 2017 10:52 AM MST
      January 11, 2017 10:51 AM MST
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  • 10258
    Alex Grey is one of my favorite artists. 
      January 11, 2017 11:14 AM MST
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  • 11172
    Help this girl with some clever reparte'.    But what she just said to you was pretty good actually. 
      January 11, 2017 11:42 AM MST
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  • 10258
    Say what now?
      January 11, 2017 11:45 AM MST
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  • 1208
    Grey and gray are both accepted in the English language. They refer to a color of a neutral tone between black and white, and can also be used metaphorically to convey gloom and dullness. However, gray is the more popular spelling in the US, while grey reigns supreme in the UK.Jun 10, 2015   (Internet)

    Personally, I use GRAY when I refer to a cold, wet, windy, type of day or feeling..

    And GREY when I'm dealing with colored items.

    I try to maintain an inner precision of thought.

    The Eskimos have many words for what I call "snow."..

    Those added language classifications allow more distinctions..

    (In that sense, language is a mold, not a cloak.)
      January 11, 2017 1:01 PM MST
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  • 1558
    So I need to pick one for one thing, and another for the other thing. Can I pick and choose based on my mood? I'm thinking if I'm crabby, I use gray, and if I'm not crabby I use grey. Or I switch them nonchalantly to keep everyone guessing and eventually drive them completely insane. I like that option.
      January 11, 2017 1:07 PM MST
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  • 1208
    By mood works well---after all, what is life without a little whimsy?
      January 12, 2017 2:15 PM MST
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  • 1208
    And I forgot:  US Navy ships are haze gray---with an a
      January 12, 2017 2:19 PM MST
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  • 1558
    Look what I found out of DC land.
      January 12, 2017 2:48 PM MST
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  • n/a

    17637
    As long as they aren't 50 shades. Mhmm. This post was edited by n/a at January 11, 2017 1:24 PM MST
      January 11, 2017 1:24 PM MST
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