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incorrect latin plurals

I’ve been studying Latin for a really long time. So I’ve seen lots of people screw it up in various ways when they try to get cutesy and clever and insert Latin into their English sentences. One of the things people screw up all the time is forming the plurals of Latin nouns which have passed into English usage. There’s probably a dozen different rules for forming Latin plurals, but people will think everything just ends in i. Those people would be wrong. Continue reading ‘incorrect latin plurals’