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mice/mouses were Re: minimal pair of English Interdentals

From:Padraic Brown <elemtilas@...>
Date:Saturday, October 26, 2002, 22:20
--- Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...> wrote:
> Padraic Brown wrote:
> > Mouses? I've never heard anything but mice. > > Really? "Computer mice" just sounds weird to me.
Yep. All the shops around here (Best Buy, Comp USA, etc) all sell _mice_; the computer/tech shows use _mice_ as well. I'll check the adverts tomorrow to see what's in print.
> I haven't had many > opportunities to hear "mouse" in the computer sense > pluralized, but > every time I have, it's been "mouses".
Perhaps it's a regional thing. I find "mouses" highly weird. Padraic. ===== il dunar-li c' argeont ayn politig; celist il pozponer le mbutheor ayn backun gras. __________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Y! Web Hosting - Let the expert host your web site


John Cowan <jcowan@...>