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What is the plural of 鈥渕ice鈥?
Normally, the plural of mouse is mice when you are referring to those real rodents. However, in the case of a 鈥渕ouse鈥?used for the computer, can you still use the plural form 鈥渕ice鈥? 鈥渃omputer mice鈥?if you are referring to lots of computer mouse? 鈥淐omputer mouses鈥?i guess is not proper. What do you think?
Is it correct to say computer mouses or computer mice?
We can say mouses refering to the computer controlling device. Although mice is not incorrect. as an english speaker, this one intrigues me! I have to say I’ve never heard anyone say computer mouses OR computer mice, and can’t think of a time when I’ve heard anyone refer to them in the plural.
What is the plural of’mouse’?
I went to Office Depot to buy a computer mouse. The saleslady said that Computer mice are upstairs. I said, The plural of ‘mouse’ when referring to computers is ‘mouses’ . She said her boss told her it was mice. Ah, these foreign guest workers, who don’t know the plurals of English words, and have to ask their bosses.
What is the origin of the word mouse?
The word mouse in general comes from the Old English mus or the Italian maus. Move the cursor 鈥?the primary function of a mouse is to move the cursor on the x and y-axis on the computer screen. Much like the original name for the computer mouse suggests.