RE: NANFA-- Re more native fishes ( plurality )
Wed, 11 Oct 2000 19:05:00 -0500

On 10 Oct 2000, at 12:02, wrote:

> Isn't fish the plural of multiples of the same sp.
> and fishes plural for a collection of diff. kinds of fish?

Yes, BUT - Innes said that the plural of dead fish on the market is
fish, regardless of species.


It makes me mad when I go to all the trouble of having Marta cook up about
a hundred drumsticks, and the guy at the Marineland says, "You can't throw
chicken to the dolphins. They eat fish." Sure they eat fish, if that's all
you give them. Man, wise up.

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