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    Perplexing plural problem

    Is there any word which has no s on the plural form, but has one on the singular?

    Just a thought!

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    Re: Perplexing plural problem

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered
    Is there any word which has no s on the plural form, but has one on the singular?

    Just a thought!
    I don't think so. But when there is any word, I don't know it

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    Re: Perplexing plural problem

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered
    Is there any word which has no s on the plural form, but has one on the singular? Just a thought!
    Nouns of Latin or Greek origin:

    nucleus, nuclei
    syllabus, syllabi
    focus, foci
    fungus, fungi
    cactus, cacti
    alumnus = alumni

    Source: webster.commnet.ed

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    Re: Perplexing plural problem

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Nouns of Latin or Greek origin:

    nucleus, nuclei
    syllabus, syllabi
    focus, foci
    fungus, fungi
    cactus, cacti
    alumnus = alumni
    Excellent!


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    Re: Perplexing plural problem

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Excellent!

    Latin 101, coupled with additional examples from webster communication net My memory is failing me.

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