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Saturday Centus … No. 125

September 22, 2012

English words can be very puzzling.  It must be very difficult for students beginning to learn English as a second language; until they understand the many irregularities.For instance;  box the plural is boxes,but the plural of ox is oxen, not oxes.One fowl is a goose, and two are called geese, Yet the plural of moose is not meese. You may find a lone mouse or a house full of mice, But the plural of house is houses, not hice.

The plural of man is always men; but the plural of pan is not pen and so it goes on …

2 Comments leave one →
  1. October 11, 2012 3:37 am

    This is a funny coincidence.

    We were just talking about this at dinner tonight with our Grandlittles.

    Somehow we were stuck on the ‘Elk’ subject.

    And it was cool.

    So was this writing.

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