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Is it defense or defence?

Defense
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50%
Defence
91
30%
Thee Fence
4
1%
D-Fence
16
5%
Bob
40
13%
 
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Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:40 am
Nate says...



When it's about Sports, I always write "defense," but if it's related to the military, I always write "defence." It comes from getting all my news from the Brits, but I'm wondering, how many spell defence with a c?
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Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:47 am
Teague says...



Bob! *sparkle sparkle*

(Usually defence.)

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Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:07 am
Prokaryote says...



Who... cares? O.o

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Fri Jun 27, 2008 6:16 am
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c... I think. I don't really write it all that often.
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Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:43 am
Griffinkeeper says...



To find out, I just close my eyes and type the word.

Defense!

So that's how I spell it...
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Fri Jun 27, 2008 3:13 pm
thunder_dude7 says...



Close your eyes and type it? OK, let's see...

Defence

Well, there you have it! It's defence!

Actually, according to dictionary.com, bopth spellings are valid and can apply to both sports and military.
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Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:08 pm
Antares says...



Defence with an 's'? No. :P
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Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:33 pm
Cpt. Smurf says...



Looking at either of them for an extended amount of time makes them both look weird.

But it's defence.
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Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:34 pm
piepiemann22 says...



Defence for me.
I will always fight back, no matter what.




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Fri Jun 27, 2008 7:50 pm
GryphonFledgling says...



I have always spelled it "defense" and had never even heard of another spelling...

So, of course, the correct answer is "Bob".
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Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:21 pm
Sela Locke says...



Defense, duh! Defence is the lamer way to say it. -sneered-
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Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:23 pm
Medusa says...



D-Fence. Durrr. See the D? the Fence? You guys are stoooopid. :]
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Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:11 am
Monki says...



*high-fives Medusa* D-Fence. Duh. Everyone who's anyone knows THAT! Wow. And we're debating over this?...

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Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:28 am
Medusa says...



They obviously aren't as smart as you and I is. Hehe.
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Sat Jun 28, 2008 10:53 am
niccy_v says...



Usually defence even with sport because defence, if you look at synonyms they're protection, guard, security, cover... which is generally applied to sport positions too.
Defense is not wrong but i would say defence