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Durbs
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Posted:Darn it - I go away for one evening and the post was deleted....

*sigh* Still think it should've won an award for the fastest hijack of all time...

Here's a tricky one, plural of tyre?
Tyrii?

Hmmm...

*wanders off to make some tea*


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c00kie
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Posted:It was deleated?!? Nooo....

Life is too short.....lets party naked!

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Dr_Molly
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Posted:a tragic loss indeed

I think tyreii has a nice excess of syllablii in it smile


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TheBovrilMonkey
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Posted:
I've been on a pluralisation crusade for a while now. It started off with deciding that the plural of Walrus shouldn't be Walruses. It should be Walri instead, it's a much better word.

I then moved on to deciding that if you have more than one Stegasaurus you have some Stegasauri, and if Jesus was cloned, you'd have lots of Jesii (which you could then use as structural supports for building on water, since they can walk on it and everything)

One of the best I've heard so far is from Flynt - working out that Doofus becomes Doofii.

I'm currently undecided about the word 'Bus'. I'm thinking it should turn into 'Bi' if there are more than one. I think the saving in time if 'Bi' was used instead of 'Buses' would be pretty significant given how often people moan about waiting for ages before two turn up at once wink


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phiredancer
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Posted:how about the plural of JEDI?

any takers?


i must be loosing my mind.............come back!!!!!

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Tao Star
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Posted:Jedus?

or maybe that's just the latin...


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Durbs
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Posted:Written by: phiredancer


how about the plural of JEDI?



any takers?





"Any takii?"



*tut tut*



Plural of Jedi, is posslby technically Jedi Knightii - but maybe Jediii


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TheBovrilMonkey
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Posted:
Yeah, it's pluralised the same way as scampi - you get scampiii

or possibly scampii, depending on how fond of the letter i you are.


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Durbs
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Posted:Bovril - your signature...

"physical planii" surely ?
wink


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Posted:Yeah, the modii deleted the thread. Frankly, I was proud of the way that we HOPerii handled that arsehole. See how many more threadii he starts.

Oh, and Mr. Burner of Toast, surely it's "Durbii"?


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Posted:Do you think we could get malcolm to resurect it like he did the other thread....



for educational purposes like....





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Faberg
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Posted:words beginning in i are surely the best

idiotii?

or idioii perhaps.......

injurii

idiosyncrasii

insomniaii

itinerarii

ubbloco


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Posted:smile


Hipii


biggrin


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Dr_Molly
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Posted:ah now Lightning, if you had partaken more fully of the previous, illustrious thread you would have seen the discussion of name pluralisationii.

It was agreed that Durbs was in fact singular and lived in fear of clonii of himself being made and that Mollii was quite correct as at last count there are three of me. (three? one girly, one mole and a cat)


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Durbs
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Posted:Is Hipii 2 of the smelly things?
Or 2 of the big smelly things that live in Africa?


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Posted:I think plural of Hippy should be Hippyii - possibly with an "ayoo" on the end - i.e. Hippy-ii-ayoo.
No reason - it's just fun to say, plus frees up plural of Hippo


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Posted:agreed

Hippyii it is.

But what about crustii?


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Durbs
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Posted:no thanks - I've just had lunch...

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Posted:I would submit that there is a difference between a hippie and a hippo (I do insist on spelling the former with an "ie" on the end). Thus, there is surely a difference between hippieii and hippoii.

Now, what is to be done about wordii with atypical pluralii? (plurii? Is there a rule about when we simply replace an "s" with "ii" and when the "ii" replaces part of the root word?) For example, what is to be done about the plural of "mouse?" or "foot?" or worse yet, "sheep"?


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Posted:aahhh lightning, this has all been covered and alas lost.

to answer your question, the rulii are based on arbritary desiciii


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Durbs
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Posted:What ever sounds best really.

Wordii like sheep and poi are exempt (i.e. where plurii are same as singulii)

Wordii like goatii, trii (plural of tree), halibutii and marshmellii aren't smile


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Posted:what?
no sheepii ?

(I wanted that to be sheepieiieieiiii but I restrained myself)


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Durbs
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Posted:No - that would be silly

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Posted:Surley the plural of sheep is sheeps

Isnt it?


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Posted:umm

ubblol


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Posted:smile

miluju prahu a pr lid v n i mimo n smile

PRAGUE FOREVER smile

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Posted:Sheepiieeiieeio?

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Posted:...And on that farm he had some goosii....

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Posted:my thoughtii precisely

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Posted:Geese. Remember?

Sheesh.


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Posted:Arrrrrgggggggggggggghhhhhhhhh. Stop this !! Stop it now!!!!!!
I'm dyslexic and its hard enough for me in english let alone in Durbs mad plural world!!!

*stamps feet and has a tantrum any 2 year old would be proud of*

hmmmmm or should that be stampii?


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