Monday, April 11, 2005

what is the plural of "magnum"?


one of the many mimosas of yesterday

6 little fish:

Blogger gatsby swam up to say...

chocolate

11:26 PM  
Blogger anne swam up to say...

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1:18 AM  
Blogger phylos swam up to say...

It would be magnums if referring to more than one magnum of champers.
Mimosa - had to look that up it's known as a bucks fizz here though why i do not know

8:40 AM  
Blogger jenn see swam up to say...

mimosa: champagne & OJ. in this instance, in weird light.

2:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous swam up to say...

Because it's a second declension neuter noun in Latin, the plural would techincally be magna. But that can change depending on to what it is referring.
-The Nameless One

3:31 PM  
Blogger em²ile² swam up to say...

Nameless One, can it really change? I always thought the Latin declensions were pretty hard-and-fast.

7:10 PM  

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