whisky vs whiskey : Common Errors in English

About whisky vs whiskey

Scots prefer the spelling “whisky”; Americans follow instead the Irish spelling, so Kentucky bourbon is “whiskey.”

whisky Meaning(s)

  • (n) a liquor made from fermented mash of grain

whiskey Meaning(s)

  • (n) a liquor made from fermented mash of grain

whisky in News

  1. Adele honored in Queen Elizabeth's birthday list

    By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - Grammy Award-winning singer Adele and Mr Bean actor Rowan Atkinson were among more than 1,000 people recognized by Britain's Queen Elizabeth in her Birthday Honors List on Friday. Marking the monarch's official 87th birthday, the honors went to 1,180 recipients from all walks of life, from a beekeeper and a whisky maker to diplomats, artists and business ...
    on June 15, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Whisky a Go Go: Can Scotland’s Distillery Waste Boost Biofuels?

    Scotland's whisky industry churns out a sobering amount of waste, but it may eventually feed a heady biofuels market if Celtic Renewables' plans succeed.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: National Geographic

  3. AFRICA INVESTMENT: Africa's taste for a top tipple draws in luxury brands

    By Tim Cocks and David Dolan LAGOS/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - With its rows of wooden shacks selling street food and cut-price haircuts, Lagos island's McCarthy Street isn't the kind of place you'd think to raise a glass of bubbly. But turn into a side door on one of its ramshackle buildings, and there's a small bar stocking Moet & Chandon, along with Hennessey brandy, Johnnie Walker whisky and ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

whiskey in News

  1. $1.4M whiskey shipment taken from truck stop

    A reward of $10,000 is being offered for information about a shipment of whiskey that was stolen from a truck stop in Florence.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: WMBF News Myrtle Beach

  2. $10,000 reward offered for return of 884 cases of stolen whiskey

    A whiskey company is offering a $10,000 reward for the return of 884 cases of whiskey that was stolen in a truck stop heist in Florence this past weekend.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Live 5 News Charleston

  3. Best whiskey in town? It's a draw

    It was a whiskey-filled week for the food-obsessed in the Twin Cities last week.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Pioneer Press

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