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What? Walruses would be the obvious choice.. Why use scandinavian grammar in english? That is totally nonsensical. (As is using latin grammar in english, maybe with the exception of octopii instead of octopuses, but octo-pee isnt that much better) —This unsigned comment was added by 213.112.236.221 (talkcontribs) at 05:45, 4 October 2013‎.

There is no octopii. The plural is octopi. If I understood your message aright, you repudiate the application of Latin plural forms to borrowings from Latin into English? There are words whose plural forms are hardly imaginable without adhæring to the corresponding Latin declension such as appendix (pl. appendices), cervix (pl. corvices) and many others and which do not look authentic if deprived of their primordial plural forms. But Latin plural -i (let alone -ii) is obviously inapplicable here. The uſer hight Bogorm converſation 11:42, 4 October 2013 (UTC)

There is nothing wrong with appendixes, cervixes etc. "Looking authentic" is not an argumenrt here. —This unsigned comment was added by 94.234.170.67 (talkcontribs) at 18:51, 5 October 2013‎.