April 2nd, 2012

grammar use it -- from shoegal_icons

ANSWER: What are the rules for non-standard plurals?

The question was asked: "What are the rules for non-standard plurals (safes not saves, mice not mouses, etc.)?"
With examples from Once Upon a Time

I will be one of the first people to admit to hating non-standard or irregular plurals. It's partially because I hate having to remember some of the more obscure ones, and partially because I hate it when people don't use them correctly. Kind of a contradiction in terms there, I admit.

So let's first look at the difference between standard and non-standard plurals.

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