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Re: Re: Re: The plural of "athlete's foot" is...

by jryan (Vicar)
on May 04, 2003 at 01:40 UTC ( #255409=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: The plural of "athlete's foot" is...
in thread The plural of "athlete's foot" is...

Shouldn't that be: "Tinactin cures and prevents most cases of athlete's foot?

I don't think it is possible to "pluralize" athlete's foot, really.

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Re^4: The plural of "athlete's foot" is...
by tye (Sage) on May 04, 2003 at 23:44 UTC

    That is one interpretation. Using that interpretation, you'd use the "mass" form of the plural, "athlete's foot". However, I interpret that as "most types of" which requires the other plural form, "athlete's foots", but you have to forgive the manufacturor for not putting that on the tube because they'd get too many letters from people who aren't used to advanced English. (:

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Re: Re: Re: Re: The plural of "athlete's foot" is...
by bollen (Novice) on May 05, 2003 at 11:41 UTC
    Then why doesn't it cure the smell of the athletes' feet in the gym locker-rooms?


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