[linux-elitists] Pedantry (was: Swen)
Sun Sep 21 22:06:42 PDT 2003
Quoting Nick Moffitt (email@example.com):
> "Virii" would be the plural of the mythical word "virius", assuming
> that "virius" were a third-declension masculine noun.
Moreover, it would have sounded confusingly like the real word "viri"
(nominative plural of the second-declension masculine "vir").
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