T-shirt, t-shirt, tee-shirt, tee shirt

Most dictionaries recommend T-shirt, and it is the form most common in edited writing throughout the English-speaking world. Yet t-shirt is gaining ground, and both tee-shirt and tee shirt have some adherents. Not one of them is considered incorrect, so while T-shirt might be the safer choice, the others aren’t wrong.

2 thoughts on “T-shirt, t-shirt, tee-shirt, tee shirt”

    • I couldn’t agree more. Any time I run into the strangest of little questions like this while writing, Google invariably leads me to either Grammarist or Grammar Girl.

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