Here is a list of well-known words whose plural forms can be tricky: “analysis”, “appendix”, “axis”, “bandit”, “formula”, “index”, “medium”, ‘memorandum”, “parenthesis”and “vertebra”.
Identify the plural forms of each word.
Note that some can have two acceptable forms. Try to list both.
A CONSTANT ERROR
Identify and correct the error in the following piece.
“”A young Toronto-area man was arrested and charged after allegedly setting a fire in a home and leaving behind two small children that were related to him and in his care.”
Postmedia News, “Man charged after setting fire”, The Windsor Star, Tuesday, February 21, 2012.
The word for today is “ramification”.
What part of speech is “ramification”?
Define “ramification” and use it in a sentence that shows its meaning.
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