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Ian Kinsey

Is aeroplane still the standard usage in UK fiction or is airplane becoming acceptable? I know airplane is standard in Canada and the US.

Asked by: Ian Kinsey

  1. Jonathan Hopkins 1 week ago

    I'd say 'yes' but then I'm a tad old-fashioned :)
    In modern-ish conversation it'd probably be 'plane but personally I wouldn't use such a contraction in narrative. Lots of writers would, though.

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