Can You Identify The Plural Of These Tough Words?

Making a word plural seems like it should a simple rule of English. When you have more than one of something, add an “s” or “es” to the end of the word. One orange. Two oranges. But as we know, the English language can be a whole lot more complicated than that and things are not always so simple. Irregularities are bound to crop up. Two sheep. Three geese. Four moose. Sometimes there’s a logical pattern behind pluralizing a noun and sometimes there is not.

Some irregular nouns take on the plural form by first changing the last letter of the word before adding “s.” Words that end in “f” are a good example of this case. To make such a word plural, you change the “f” to “ve” and add an “s.” One loaf. Many loaves. Some plural forms we just know. But others are trickier. Is it octopuses? Or octopi? Many fish or fishes?

This quiz will test you on some of the most confusing plurals that don’t necessarily follow the regular rules. Can you get a perfect score?


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