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Which is the correct spelling:

Smoky

OR

Smokey

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'Smoky' is by far more common. I see no justification for including the 'e'.

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Hi
Both of them were correct. Now it is only 'smoky' as the first is outdated, I suppose.

Prajwal
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Both are acceptable, but use smoky if you don't want to be old-fashioned. Right now, when people open the latest editions of Oxford, they can hardly ever find smokey.
I think it might be Smoky.. Emotion: nodding
AnonymousI think it might be Smoky..
It only needs capitalising if it's part of a name, like the Great Smoky Mountains.
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Both. I will continue to use smokey though, because smoky screams spelling error to my brain when I try to use it. And I don't really care if it makes me 'old fashioned'.
I agree with you! Plus e makes o says it's own name. It seems like without the e it would be pronounced "smocky."
AnonymousI agree with you! Plus e makes o says it's own name. It seems like without the e it would be pronounced "smocky."
No. It would be pronounced "smocky" if it were spelled "smocky". Emotion: smile

Anyway, given your logic, we'd have "munny" and "hunny"!

The fact is, English spelling is not logical.

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When you use noisy by dropping the 'e' from noise, do you get the same spelling error screams?
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