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Hi

We call it whito correction pen (almost always shortened as whito) where we live and use it like this.

The students were told not to use whito.

https://www.google.com/search?q=whito&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj85uj2t4bxAhUJBsAKHSStALMQ_AUoAXoECAEQAw&biw=1366&bih=653

Could you please tell me what you call it where you live and how you use it in your sentence?

Thanks,

Tom

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I'd say 'Flo Chart used Tipp-Ex to fix her mistakes'.

(NW England)

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Thanks, Rover.

--but isn't the term 'Flo Chart used Tipp-Ex' a bit of a mouthful? Imagine a teacher saying this in a classroom often!?

Tom

In the Middle Atlantic states of the US, both the paint-on stuff and the "correcting tape" are called "white-out". The spelling is in doubt because it is a genericized brand name, and the product name is spelled "Wite-Out", which is camel-case and misspelled, to boot. I must confess I had forgotten how the brand name was spelled. There is another brand of the paint-on stuff called "Liquid Paper", and I guess people who always use that call it that.

"I had to use white-out on my report because we were out of paper."

Incidentally, a whiteout is when there is so much blowing snow that you can't see anything but white.

Mr. TomTipp-Ex'

This is a brand name that is also often used as a generic term in the UK. When speaking generally and a particular brand need not be mentioned, it would be correct if you just say correction fluid https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Correction_fluid

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