Tire sealant question

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Pinhead
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Re: Tire sealant question

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Please

It is TYRE not Tire

Never understood why this is so misspelt

TIRE is

1. feel or cause to feel in need of rest or sleep. "soon the ascent grew steeper and he began to tire"

2. lose interest in; become bored with.
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a.twiddler
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Re: Tire sealant question

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Hmm. Surprised that the mods haven't, er, mod -ified the thread title by now. It jars with me, too.
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Re: Tire sealant question

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Pinhead wrote: 12 Sep 2023, 7:10pm Please

It is TYRE not Tire

Never understood why this is so misspelt

TIRE is

1. feel or cause to feel in need of rest or sleep. "soon the ascent grew steeper and he began to tire"

2. lose interest in; become bored with.
I would guess it's because the majority of English speakers spell it "tire", however much we might dislike USian spelling.
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Re: Tire sealant question

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rogerzilla wrote: 22 Mar 2024, 2:51pm
Pinhead wrote: 12 Sep 2023, 7:10pm Please

It is TYRE not Tire

Never understood why this is so misspelt

TIRE is

1. feel or cause to feel in need of rest or sleep. "soon the ascent grew steeper and he began to tire"

2. lose interest in; become bored with.
I would guess it's because the majority of English speakers spell it "tire", however much we might dislike USian spelling.
Invented in the UK (Scotland" so the British spelling is correct

Robert William Thomson
Inventor
Robert William Thomson PRSSA FRSE was a Scottish inventor known for inventing the refillable fountain pen and the pneumatic tyre. Wikipedia
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