OT: about butchering latin *AND* english

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Thu Jun 17 02:33:26 BST 2010

On Thursday, June 17, 2010 09:08 AM, Jan Claeys wrote:
> Op dinsdag 15-06-2010 om 13:22 uur [tijdzone +0800], schreef Christopher
> Chan:
>> There are no virii that work on Linux.
> There are no "virii" on Windows either[*].
> [*]<pedantic>"Virii" is a non-existent word.  The latin word "virus" is
> already plural (and has no singular).  And in any case, "virii" could
> only be the plural of a word like "virius", not something like "virus".
> Oh, and of course the only correct plural of the English word "virus" is
> "viruses".</pedantic>

Guten morgen!

I guess I should not have listened to that Turk guy who told me the 
plural of virus was virii.

I hope this is a great start to your day. :-p

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