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Re:Viiriiriiriiii (and pedantic insistence)

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on February 13, 2005 05:11 PM
>the people touting "virii" are generally adherents
>of the prescriptive school of language

Perhaps. But they are also wrong.

>it is the pedants who start banging on about how
>the "correct" form is "virii" because of its Latin
>origins, blah, blah, and so on.

When in fact "virii" is the plural of "virius", which to my knowledge is not even a real word.

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