I missed the last 2 weeks of tech tips, but yesterday I came across something that I thought I would post as "Fun Fact Friday".
While closing a help desk ticket, I wondered if I should be using the spelling "disc" or "disk" when referring to a CD. I always assumed it was like gray and grey. Curiosity got the best of me and I went to Google. Apple Support came up as my first result and gave the following answer:
The site Grammarist also confirmed this idea:
Even Google had some suggestions....
To summarize, the spelling "disc" is used to refer to a CD, DVD, etc. that can have content burned onto it. A "disk" is used for items like a a hard drive, floppy, etc. that are magnetic media.
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Carol has her degree from Duquesne University in elementary education (K-6) and the Instructional Technology Specialist certificate. She has 4 years of teaching experience K-8 & 1 year of computer para experience. Carol is currently the Technology Integration Specialist for Keystone Oaks School District in Pittsburgh, PA. She has been married 5 years to her loving husband and they have a retired racing Greyhound, Henry.
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