the plural form of octopus is not octopi, a fact we can point to hypercorrection (the -us ending in latin did in fact pluralize by shifting to -i, but goddamnit the word octopus is GREEK).
say it with me now: the plural of octopus is octopodes.
wrong as it may look it’s oh-so-right.
spread. the. word.
Pet Peeve of the Day: The Oatmeal: “What it means when you say ‘literally’.”
Many people interviewed for this obituary appeared unmoved by the news, including Anthony Incognito of Crystal City, a typical man in the street.
“Between you and I,” he said, “I could care less.”
Man, coming from a math background and playing in a world of grammar Nazis, this is a helpful website.