Tag Archives: serp-data

  1. These Uncommon Singular Words Sound So Wrong

    Sometimes we can’t remember the plural form of a word—is it hippopotamuses or hippopotami? (Hint: it can be either). But there are also those times when we’re so used to hearing the plural form of a word that we just can’t think of the singular.  Even if we can remember the correct word, it tends to sound so odd and unfamiliar that we second guess …

  2. Why Do These Words Have Different Pronunciations?

    How is it possible that a word, spelled the same way, can have so many different pronunciations? Caramel, data, either ... how do you pronounce these words, and which way is correct?