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“Aloud” is the more formal version of “out loud.” Feel free to use it in your essays for school.
As far as “out loud” is concerned, it is a perfectly legitimate word that can be used on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, text messages, and in other informal settings.
Don’t worry: not many teachers—if any—will think less of you for choosing to use “out loud” instead of “aloud.”
Having said that, since “out loud” is so mainstream, show your hipster diction by employing “aloud” in your writing.
That’s all there is to it.
"Look, I’ll level with you. Nothing I’m saying here is particularly new or insightful. Many ground-breakers have been making this argument for years, from the wonderful Reel Girl to the Geena Davis Institute to Pig Tail Pals to Princess Free Zone and many, many more writers and thinkers I admire.
But I’m tired of sitting on the sidelines. I’m tired of silently nodding my head in agreement to their great arguments for gender equality in movies and pop culture, and I’m really, really tired of seeing the reactions they get from mouth-breathing hordes of sexist gas bags, when really all they want to do is empower our girls and tell our boys that girls have worth, that they’re not just objects to be won, or killed if they reject you.
Yes, seriously, that’s the end game.
That’s why arguments like this are important.”
Willa Holland signing autographs at SanDiego ComicCon 2014