Re: Re:OT: plural of octopus...
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- Subject: Re: Re:OT: plural of octopus...
- From: "Jeff and Carolyn Walters" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 17:36:18 -0600 (MDT)
> Ann Pearce wrote:
> > The official plural of octopus is octopodes, as the word originally
> > from Greek, rather than Latin....in which case irides would seem a
> > possibility!
and Chris Hollinshead
> Your official plural version would seem to differ somewhat from the
> dictionary plural and from what I learned at school
Naturally, there are Octopodes in the Antipodes!
Jeff Walters in northern Utah (USDA Zone 4, Sunset Zone 2)