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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
Also see english.stackexchange.com/q/60179/8278 – Pacerier Dec 8 '15 at 5:00
up vote 5 down vote accepted

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

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