View Thread : Gray or Grey?


A Black Falcon
Which is better?

Ryan
I use them both interchangably, really. But grey seems greyer.

Geno
I say gray, if referring to the color. Otherwise, I say grey. (Greyhound, for example.)

Darunia
I prefer gray in general when I'm writing.

A Black Falcon
I think I prefer gray...

Ryan
Uh huh. I see now. You made the first post, but you just HAD to wait for me to decide, so that you knew what NOT to pick! I'm onto you, pal!

Geno
Uh huh. I see now. You made the first post, but you just HAD to wait for me to decide, so that you knew what NOT to pick! I'm onto you, pal!

:haha:

Darunia
Yes! The GRAY team is beating you GREY phonies!!

Sacred Jellybean
Grey's better, by far.

Dark Jaguar
Ya know, I never cared before, but that e DOES make the word seem a lot greyer! lower cased e's do seem grey, but a's seem more red!

Geno
o.O

By that same logic, 7 seems very feminine, but 8 is a boy number with boobs.

lazyfatbum
It's common knowledge that lower case numbers are greener in appearance when compared to upper case which are more in hues of blue and orange. Symbols make it more confusing though since they have no color and are unreasonable.

Darunia
Gray > Grey. Period.

Dark Jaguar
Apparently Geno has never heard of the condition of synesthesia, where the senses never completely seperated and thus you can see a smell or hear a touch due to the odd bleeding of input in the brain to other functions. Artists with it LOVE the condition :D. I wouldn't mind having it, on the condition that no other sense felt painful :D.

Geno
I always was more artistic than intelligent... to me, 2+2 is more than just 4... it's a lifestyle... it's a philosophy... it's... a goddamn math equation. >>

Anyway, as a kid, I remember deciding whether each letter or number was male or female... I never knew why... what's odd is that 1 and 0 were both masculine numbers to me, yet 10 and 11 seemed so feminine.

Everyone's looking at me funny now, so I'm just going to shut up.

Ryan
Gray > Grey. Period.
The numbers are, at the moment, telling a very different tale.

Fittisize
Grey. "The Gray Cup" would just be so retarted, but "Grey Cup" is superb. Gray emphasizes too much on the a sound, grey is just so much easier to say.

Dark Jaguar
They are pronounced exactly the same, at least here in America.

Ryan
No, I think he's right. 'Grey; sounds like a flowing word, smooth, soft, and cool, just like the color itself. 'Gray' sounds boorish, obnoxious and loud, totally unlike the color. And, the word 'gray' is visually similar to the word 'crap'.

lazyfatbum
Hahaha, isn't it amazing how an entire conversation of conflicting opinions can be thought up around a word that means 'achromatic neutral' or 'plain'?

isn't it?


...?

Geno
Yes, we have some of the strangest debates.

I was always taught that it was spelled with an a, that's all. I see people spelling it with an e and... I don't really care most of the time.

Darunia
Grey. "The Gray Cup" would just be so retarted, but "Grey Cup" is superb. Gray emphasizes too much on the a sound, grey is just so much easier to say.

Begging your pardon, Your Omnipotency---I know you're never wrong and all, so you should take that up with our friends at Dictionary.com, who officially proclaim it being pronounced THE SAME FUCKING WAY YOU ASSRAMMING GOAT FUCKER. I'll be sure to drop them a line and let them know that they're wrong, though. There's no difference at all in pronunciation unless you yourself add one. It's all in your mind.

Geno
I never imagined any difference in pronunciation either.

A Black Falcon
They are pronounced exactly the same, at least here in America.

Say them to yourself, they're slightly different... if you want them to be; you can also pronounce them the same.

Uh huh. I see now. You made the first post, but you just HAD to wait for me to decide, so that you knew what NOT to pick! I'm onto you, pal!

Oh yeah, of course... :)

Oh, I think I thought of another one... blond/blonde? I definitely prefer blond. I wouldn't refer to myself as 'blonde'...

lazyfatbum
Oh man

Oh..... man

That's... that's just.... it's too good

ABF... is a.... he's blonde

oh man.... everything makes sense now

Great Rumbler
Hahaha! :D

OB1
Another piece of the ABF puzzle falls into place!

OB1
By the way this thread is really GrAY.

Hahaha, someone had to say it. Hahaha... haha.... haa...

....

Great Rumbler
:shake:

OB1
:chuckle:


...:dunno:



:idea:



:hump:

Great Rumbler
:shiggy2:

OB1
:gay:

Ryan
A Blonde Falcon.

lazyfatbum
hahahaha.... i'm picturing a beautiful falcon... with a blonde wig trying to eat soup with a fork.

Dark Jaguar
What about an owl with a george washington style wig?

Geno
I used to write blonde... then I started writing blond... I think they're interchangeable. Or it might depend on the tense. (Blond referring to hair color and blonde referring to a person with blond hair... or vice-versa.)

A Blonde Falcon... *writes that one down*

Darunia
Say them to yourself, they're slightly different... if you want them to be; you can also pronounce them the same.

You can pronounce anything anyway you want to; you can pronounce 'gray' as "aftanorkashowannipooper"... the most commonly accepted pronunciation is that of the dicitionary, which says they're both the same. Maybe there's regional accents; but I hold with those who pronounced them the same way.

A Black Falcon
Not really light blond, though... both of my parents had lighter blond hair when they were younger but as they aged it got darker (to brown really), and mine's the same way. It's definitely darker than it was when I was little... still blond, but not really light. Not quite the same as the people in Scandinavia. :)

And I've said I have blond hair and blue eyes before (and mostly British Isles ancestry...) so it isn't something new...

Ryan
LET THE BLONDE JOKES COMMENCE!

Geno
Q: What do you call a smart blonde?
A: A Golden Retriever.

Q: Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, a smart blonde, and a dumb blonde are walking down the street when they see a $100 bill. Who picks it up?
A: The dumb blonde, because the other three don't exist.

I've got more... much more.

Darunia
MORE, GENO, MORE!! :evilha:

Geno
A ventriloquist was on stage doing a puppet show. He told many jokes, some of which were tasteless. There were jokes that discriminated against blacks, Jews, Mexicans, women, and poor people. More than anything, however, he made fun of blonds. After several blond jokes, one angry blond woman finally stood up and started yelling at him.
"I have had it with you!" she shouted. "Everyday, you men are always discriminating against women like me for our hair color, and we're sick of it! Everyone has feelings! Just because we have blond hair doesn't mean that we're stupid! There are several very smart blond women out there, and don't you forget it!"
The ventriloquist, who was now beat red and sweating, began apologizing to the woman.
"You keep out of this!" she shouted. "I'm talking to that little guy sitting on your knee!"

Darunia
:clap: :banana: :clap:


MORE, GENO MORE!!

Geno
A blond, a brunette, and a redhead are stranded on an island 20 miles from civilization. Finally getting fed up with being stuck there, the redhead decides to swim for civilization. She manages to make it 5 miles before drowning. The brunette then decides to attempt swimming back to civilization as well. (Well what would you do if were stranded on an island with a blond? ...I mean AFTER having sex with her!) The brunette made it 10 miles before she drowned. Finally, the blond decided it was her turn, but she would not overestimate her capabilities like the previous two girls. So, she swam 19 miles, got tired, and swam all the way back to the island.

And just in case you still haven't had enough...

Three women were prepped for execution: a blond, a brunette, and a redhead. The first to be executed was the redhead. The gunmen lined her up against the wall and aimed their guns at her.
"Ready... aim..."
"Tornado!" she shouted.
The gunmen dropped to the ground and covered their heads as the redhead ran to her safety.
Next, the gunmen lined the brunette up against the wall. They aimed their guns at her and got ready to shoot.
"Ready... aim..."
"Earthquake!" the brunette shouted.
Having been fooled again, the gunmen dropped to the ground as the brunette made a run for it. The blond eventually caught on to what the redhead and the brunette had done and decided to try the same tactic herself. Finally, her time to be executed came. The gunmen lined her against the wall and aimed their guns at her.
"Ready... aim..."
"FIRE!"

EL FIN

Darunia
Why isn't anyone else craving these....?

OB1
:D

Geno
My computer science teacher from last year once told the following blond joke to a blond: "How do you get a blond to laugh on Sunday? Tell her a joke on Tuesday." The blond didn't get the joke. At the very end of the class period, she suddenly burst into laughter. It may have only taken her an hour and 55 minutes as opposed to five days, but other than that, his joke was pretty accurate. :D