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Pluralizing [Was Re: Bouncing Allosaurs]
Mike Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> P.S. For anyone else who didn't know, I have been told in private
> correspondence that the correct plural of "Allosaurus" is "Allosauri"
> -- which I guess is obvious, by analogy with Hippopotamus, if I'd
> spotted the similarity.
Um, since _Allosaurus_ is a taxonomic term, wouldn't its plural be
I could have sworn there was some rule that stated that the plural and
singular of generic and specific names was the same.
Anyone else know?
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