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    Default what's your preferred spelling

    Many different forms of a single word...which is yours?
    eat. drink. shoot

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    Default Re: what's your preferred spelling

    In the digital age, we also got "lenz"

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    errrrrrrrr
    is len even a word? looked it up, but dun think it pertains to lenses in general
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    Default Re: what's your preferred spelling

    Quote Originally Posted by incubus
    errrrrrrrr
    is len even a word? looked it up, but dun think it pertains to lenses in general
    i think the singular term for lenses is lens... the plural term counterpart would of course be lenses.

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    Default Re: what's your preferred spelling

    lenses
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    Default Re: what's your preferred spelling

    len is not a word.

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    Default Re: what's your preferred spelling

    Quote Originally Posted by incubus
    errrrrrrrr
    is len even a word? looked it up, but dun think it pertains to lenses in general
    do a search on the forums.. you'll be surprised...
    eat. drink. shoot

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    lens is plural of len.

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    Default Re: what's your preferred spelling

    and what's your preferred version - color/colour

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    Quote Originally Posted by behyx
    and what's your preferred version - color/colour
    color = american
    colour = british, used in singapore (but color used in american products)
    eat. drink. shoot

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    Quote Originally Posted by +evenstar
    color = american
    colour = british, used in singapore (but color used in american products)
    of course i know that. you didn't answer my question.
    personally i prefer to use color because of laziness..

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    Quote Originally Posted by behyx
    of course i know that. you didn't answer my question.
    personally i prefer to use color because of laziness..
    i type colour naturally...
    eat. drink. shoot

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    Default Re: what's your preferred spelling

    How about f2.8, F2.8, f/2.8

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    Quote Originally Posted by Astin
    How about f2.8, F2.8, f/2.8
    that one not so bad...hah
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    how bout certain thread titles like xxx things for sell instead of things for sale. or xxx for sales
    haha.. list goes on
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    Quote Originally Posted by +evenstar
    do a search on the forums.. you'll be surprised...
    Well, we shouldn't use a photography forum to determine the correct spelling for an English word.

    But it seems that spelling correctly is becoming less and less important outside of the classroom. The current sms generation has created a plethora of abbreviations which would have been totally foreign to most people 3 or 5 years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ansel
    Well, we shouldn't use a photography forum to determine the correct spelling for an English word.

    But it seems that spelling correctly is becoming less and less important outside of the classroom. The current sms generation has created a plethora of abbreviations which would have been totally foreign to most people 3 or 5 years ago.
    i agree. the problem with it is dat, it actually makes reading a simple sentence difficult. cos not many ppl have the same common knowledge of the abbreviation used. (in fact ive used 3 in my last sentence)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Astin
    How about f2.8, F2.8, f/2.8
    f/2.8 for me. In writing and also hoping to have one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by +evenstar
    Many different forms of a single word...which is yours?
    There is one correct way to spell the word, in the singular form, it's lens, and in the plural form, it's lenses.

    If someone typed the following alphabet - len, we can guess it's meaning to be lens.

    The comparison color and colour is not applicable here because both color and color are accepted form pf the word, while len is not an accepted form of the word lens.
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    Default Re: what's your preferred spelling

    a new word today : LEN

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