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- bale out —This unsigned comment was added by Hippietrail (talk • contribs).
- I'd never seen this before (in the U.S. we write bail out), but apparently there's a distinction, or partial distinction, in some regions. It's discussed in Pam Peters, The Cambridge Guide to Australian English Usage, Cambridge University Press (2007), ISBN 0521878217, pages 83–4 (currently the only hit for ). This one will take some effort to do well. —RuakhTALK 18:18, 17 July 2008 (UTC)