I think I follow that. I would say virus particle or virus particles but also two viruses from different strains. There is no virologist I know who would say vira or virii.
I have a hard enough time with data. Whenever I use the word which is about thirty times a day I have to replace it with "apples" in order to get verb agreement. Nothing like say the data is important instead of are important to look like a dullard.
I also followed how km was just goofing and you were goofing on him using the wrong latin. Phos and I were just wanting everyone to stick with english in an english forum.
Me thinks that this humble example of moutain hill human is in fact way behind the times....may I offer this example
way back in 1950 at the Broadus Wood school wherest I spent many unhappy hours I was tought that a book that contained items that one could purchase was a catalogue....somewhere in the past 59 years some educated person changed the word to catalog....thus disreguarding the letters ue....I still spell it the old way...seems proper common english and proper kings english are two different things.....change ain't it grand you'all
It is like in the movie "Blade Runner"....where the street speak is a combination of english, spanish, chinese where any given sentance would contain words from each of the above groups....blended together to make a new and different language understood by all of the citizens
yeah you are right...its late for me...6:45pm ...brain knot working so gooder write now....but seriously ever run across youens....as is youens going to da store....or is youens ready for supper....i keep looking around for some cat named youens and can't find him to let him know supper is ready...seems youens is what southern Illinois folks use for y'all
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