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    plural and singular

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    1. thesis--------this is singular form
    2. theses--------this is plural form

    Is there any singular/plural form for deer, nebulae, series, bacilli?
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    Re: plural and singular

    Quote Originally Posted by Fame View Post
    Is this correct?

    1. thesis--------this is singular form
    2. theses--------this is plural form

    Is there any singular/plural form for deer, nebulae, series, bacilli?
    Yes, thesis (sing.), theses (pl.). - also crisis/crises; basis/bases
    deer (both sing. and pl.) - also sheep, fish
    nebulae (pl of nebula) - also formula/formulae (or formulas)
    series (usually singular, but also pl); a TV series; a few TV series (this might be reworded for clarity)
    bacilli (pl. of bacillus) - also alumnus/alumni

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