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General Chat Thread, Raging Debate At Our School: Mice Or Mouses? in General; Same with the virus. Biological virus plural = virii, computer virus plural = viruses....
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    Same with the virus. Biological virus plural = virii, computer virus plural = viruses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    And when I get asked to explain how certain things work in the IT world I just refer to it all as 'witchcraft'
    And I have always believed in the server fairies, and frequently blame them when a system won't behave when running training.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tom_newton View Post
    Mouses. Nailed on.

    (anyone remember a kids book.. with "houses for mouses" and "hice for mice".. cant remember the name of it now.. we are talking 25 yrs ago )
    Sounds like Dr Seuss.

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    Rodentia?

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    What do you think?
    Ummm.. whatever I choose to call them from one day to the next is correct, and anyone who wants to argue is a waste of space.

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    Rodents for us

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