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I just went to post a question on another Stack Exchange site and my spell checker is telling me that asker is incorrect but answerer is correct.

Is asker wrong? What should I use instead?

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closed as general reference by Hugo, xiaohouzi79, simchona, Matt E. Эллен, Jasper Loy Nov 9 '11 at 15:04

This question is too basic; it can be definitively and permanently answered by a single link to a standard internet reference source designed specifically to find that type of information. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

Tip: Web browser spellcheckers often have words missing. If in doubt: check a real dictionary. –  Hugo Nov 8 '11 at 22:30
@Hugo - Apologies for asking a simple question. I was a bit surprised and since I was already on SE I immediately jumped over here. I can't delete the Q now as it has an answer :( In the future I won't be so rash. –  xiaohouzi79 Nov 8 '11 at 22:32

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Asker is listed in Merriam-Webster, as is answerer.

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