FORTY or FOURTY which is correct?

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Anonymous:
FORTY or FOURTY which is correct?
I seem to see both used. I never know which is correct when I write a check or something like that.
Thanks
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the Omrud:
FORTY or FOURTY which is correct? I seem to see both used. I never know which is correct when I write a check or something like that.

"forty" is correct. This is a straightforward dictionary question - there's no discussion to be had:
http://www.answers.com/forty&r=67

David
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Anonymous:
FORTY or FOURTY which is correct? I seem to see both used. I never know which is correct when I write a check or something like that.

FORTY, never FOURTY, but note FOURTEEN and FOURTH
also FORTH as in GO FORTH.
A dictionary is good for answering questions like yours. See for example www.m-w.com (US) or
www.askoxford.com/dictionaries/ (UK).  ...
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Iain:
FORTY or FOURTY which is correct? I seem to see both used. =A0I never know which is correct when I write a check or something like that. Thanks

Or fowertie if you're Scottish Emotion: smile
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