Plural of "process"

Seán Fitzpatrick grendel.jjf at VERIZON.NET
Sat Jun 3 05:15:56 UTC 2006

He found the plural.  Although, since "impetus" is not self-consciously
Latin, like stimulus, stimuli, and campus, campus, it is probably happier
with "impetuses".

Seán Fitzpatrick
Proud to be in more officially recognized
victim groups than you

-----Original Message-----
From: Beverly Flanigan [mailto:flanigan at OHIO.EDU]
Sent: Friday, 02 June, 2006 17:37
Subject: Re: Plural of "process"

Here's one last new plural (maybe):  On the BBC this morning John
Negroponte was searching for a plural; after much stammering, he finally
said "one of the impetus for . . . ."  At least he didn't say "impeti."

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