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USAGE: spelling of "alright"/"all right" (was Re: This day)

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Friday, March 23, 2007, 20:14
Ah, The Great "Al(l )right" Debate pops up again.  See much discussion here:

On 3/23/07, Larry Sulky <larrysulky@...> wrote:
> Can you (plural) point me to any English dictionary that considers > "alright" (which I mentally pronounce "Al Wright" :-) ) to be a > standard spelling in any context whatever? I have always used "all > right" to mean that something is okay (as well as to mean that the > entirety of something is correct). I didn't realise that it had yet > undergone a transformation parallel to "all ready" => "already" or > "all days" => "always". > > --larry >
-- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>


Larry Sulky <larrysulky@...>