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What do you call ......

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Aussie Willy, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

    ..... the plural of the mouse you use on a computer?

    Is it mouses or mice?

    Just after spending all Easter at the rink doing judging and setting up the computers for our IJS, I was just wondering.

    Either that or I am going mad.
  2. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

    At our shop, we use "mice" as in "I need 6 mice for the conference room." If I said "mouses", folks would laugh. I'm in New England.
  3. GarrAarghHrumph

    GarrAarghHrumph I can kill you with my brain

    Yup. No matter what the plural is supposed to be, in real life around here it's "mice". If I were to call it "mouses", people would think I was being deliberately odd.
  4. Really

    Really I need a new title

  5. SoNaoWat?

    SoNaoWat? New Member

    I totally thought this was going to be a joke thread! What do you call it when...

    I'd say mice, too.
  6. Erica Lee

    Erica Lee New Member

    I use mice.