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
il dunar-li c' argeont ayn politig;
celist il pozponer le mbutheor ayn backun gras.
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