[linux-elitists] Ten Reasons- final draft

Seth David Schoen schoen@loyalty.org
Wed May 9 14:49:40 PDT 2001


Mr . Bad writes:

> >>>>> "SDS" == Seth David Schoen <schoen@loyalty.org> writes:
> 
>     >> Actually, given that "Linus" is a Greek name ("flaxen haired"),
>     >> "Linii" might be a better plural....No, that's Latin....
> 
>     SDS> The Greek plural of "Linos" should be "Linoi".
> 
> Wouldn't the plural of "Linus" ("lee-nees") be "Lines"? And the plural
> of "Linous" be "Linouses"?

Yes, but I looked in a dictionary and found "Linos" as a proper name,
which makes me think that was the original form.

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