Re: [Waaaaaay OT] Grammer
On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 06:59:35PM +0100, Pigeon wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 07:15:30AM -0700, Tom wrote:
> > My personal pet peeve is:
> > http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=octopi
> > oc?to?pus ( P ) Pronunciation Key (kt-ps)
> > n. pl. oc?to?pus?es or oc?to?pi (-p)
> > Octopus is greek. The correct plural is octopuses damn it!
> ... so shouldn't it be 'octopedes' IIRC? Haralambos?
Octopodes, I think ...
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]