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Subject:Re: Microsoft Manual of Style From:Buck & Tilly Buchanan <writer -at- DHC -dot- NET> Date:Mon, 14 Apr 1997 17:07:16 -0500
Lisa Higgins wrote:
> > People are used to calling it a mouse. Fine for singular.
> > For plural, I think "mice" sounds dopey. "Mouses" sounds worse.
> > "Mouse devices" makes for an elegant workaround, IMO.
Why not use the Malaysian method for pluralization.
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