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Re: Foreign Plurals (was Re: Phoneme winnowing continues)

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, June 4, 2003, 21:14
Jake X scripsit:

> octopodes IIRC (correct me if I'm wrong).
Quite right. Yes, octopuses is probably best, along with rhinoceroses (not rhinocerotes) and consensuses (not consensus). -- What is the sound of Perl? Is it not the John Cowan sound of a [Ww]all that people have stopped banging their head against? --Larry