Disk vs Disc (was: WD External Disc Drive)

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Mon Oct 26 20:41:18 UTC 2009

Chris Rees wrote:

> I have always considered hard disk, floppy diskette, and compact disc
> (and digital versatile disc) to be the terminology; but then again the
> official British spelling is disc, whereas AFAICR the US spelling is
> disk.

The official British spelling is whichever one of disc or disk takes your
fancy at the time.  Very few people actually care one way or the other.



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