WHAT ABOUT WHEN MATTHEW MCONNAUGHEY SAYS IT???!?!?!??
In answer to a reader:
Key subbing [in the US we call this ‘copy editing’] rule: “Alright is not all right’. Two words. Whatever you mean by it, on whichever side of the Atlantic you stand. Also, while we’re at it: “Okay is not OK.” All right? OK.
Advantage: Pedants of all nationalities.