SteveWParker

Joined: January 3, 2012

Number of comments posted: 4

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Re: Fora vs Forums  •  May 24, 2014, 9:10am  •  1 vote

Pretentious or not, we might well say "radii", not "radiuses", "alumni", not "alumnuses" and "millennia" not "millenniums". I wouldn't even consider "millennia" a foreign word, merely an English, slig

Re: Fora vs Forums  •  January 15, 2014, 5:04pm  •  0 vote

Referendums or referenda? I think we should let the people decide.

Re: Fora vs Forums  •  July 11, 2013, 4:05pm  •  0 vote

Actually, octopodes would have been the correct plural in classical times because octopus is Greek rather than Latin. Octopuses is fine now, but octopi is stretching it, to say the least.

Re: Fora vs Forums  •  January 3, 2012, 6:36am  •  1 vote

So to summarise. Language evolves, and with each iterative change there are cries of "incorrect usage". Most of these, such as "teached", are not accepted by the public at large, and they don't make i