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Re: Plurals

Posted by Bob on December 29, 2000

In Reply to: Plurals posted by palito on December 29, 2000

: what is the plural of Stick-in-the-Mud ?

: Is it Sticks -in-the-Mud ?
: Or Stick-in-the-Muds ?

Oh no. You mean there's more than one of them?
Well, I'm inclined to say "what a bunch of stick-in-the-muds" because a) it sounds better, and b) the hyphens pulling the words all together to make it into a collective lump. Unlike, for example, Attornies General