When tieing two things together, e.g:
Two distinct ideas, but with a common theme tieing them together
Tieing shoe laces is easy.
I have always spelt it with an ie. Now I am being told by Microsoft Word that my spelling is incorrect and should use a y. Google seems to largely agree with Word... one of the top hits is this forum thread:
which in summary, is the same question as I am, but without the bias I have. The answers all seem to suggest that everyone thinks the ie spelling is valid but weird.
I thought I would ask the experts...
- Is there any distinction?
- Is it possible that the ie is a UK spelling and y is US?