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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

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    ..... 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.

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    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

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    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

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    Mice
     
  5. SoNaoWat?

    SoNaoWat? New Member

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    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

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    I use mice.