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#4864 - 08/02/00 07:31 AM plural
does anyone know the plural of the word talisman?
#4865 - 08/02/00 07:42 AM Re: plural
Loc: Marion NC
>does anyone know the plural of the word talisman?
My dictionary says talismans. But it's kind of like mongoose, nothing sounds really "correct."_________________________
#4866 - 08/02/00 08:16 AM Re: plural
Loc: Cincinnati & Loveland, Ohio, U...
I would have to agree with Ted in saying that the plural is talismans. I don't think the 'man' at the end relates to the male of the human race, so it wouldn't be talismen. One says humans, not humen.
#4867 - 08/02/00 12:32 PM Re: plural
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Yes, it's talismans. It seems odd to think of asking how many talismen someone has.
Hope we see more from you!
#4868 - 08/02/00 03:55 PM Re: plural
thanks all, just started bugging me on the drive to work, and i could find no dictionary close by...
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