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Karl Brogger
05-11-2009, 9:31 PM
When talking about colors, which is it?

Joe Pelonio
05-11-2009, 10:10 PM
Either is acceptable. Usually Grey is used more frequently in the UK, Gray in the US. If you consider Pantone to be the authority on color, my book says gray.

Tom Veatch
05-11-2009, 11:30 PM
Mirriam-Webster (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gray[1]) says "Gray" is primary and "Grey" is a variant.

Bottom line: Either is acceptable, so use whichever one suits your fancy at the time.

Belinda Williamson
05-12-2009, 7:43 AM
Neither is acceptable, only blond.:D

Alan Zenreich
05-12-2009, 8:04 AM
Considering that you're asking and reading on a computer, I thought it appropriate/entertaining to mention that the official W3C HTLM color names for #808080 is Gray, #A9A9A9 is DarkGray, but #E0FFFF is LightGrey.

http://www.w3schools.com/HTML/html_colornames.asp

Mitchell Andrus
05-12-2009, 8:31 AM
Considering that you're asking and reading on a computer, I thought it appropriate/entertaining to mention that the official W3C HTLM color names for #808080 is Gray, #A9A9A9 is DarkGray, but #E0FFFF is LightGrey.

http://www.w3schools.com/HTML/html_colornames.asp

Correct. Also, Grey is ignored in CSS. "Gray" is used as in:

#crosssells table { width: 125px; border:solid 1px gray;}

...makes a 1 pixel border in gray (#808080) around the crosssells table.
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Burt Alcantara
05-12-2009, 8:35 AM
Alan,
Your name is familiar to me. Did you have an association with Paradox?

Pat Germain
05-12-2009, 8:38 AM
Neither is acceptable, only blond.:D

Dirty blonde is even better. ;)

Alan Zenreich
05-12-2009, 10:11 AM
Burt,

Absolutely... http://www.zenreich.com/ZS/ancienthistory.htm

Rod Sheridan
05-12-2009, 10:26 AM
When talking about colors, which is it?

I tend to use "distinguished".....................Oh, you didn't mean hair colour?

Being Canadian I use grey............Rod................Of course I also spell colour with a u.