Talk:roof

What is the plural of roof?

Roofs is overwhelmingly more common on the internet; rooves occurs sometimes, often just in discussions saying that it is incorrect (though roofs may be pronounced as rooves).
I thought it might be rooves in Australian (that's certainly how I pronounce it) but even here, on the Macquarienet site and googling Australian sites, roofs is far more frequent. --Singkong2005 · talk 07:17, 16 April 2007 (UTC)

Yeah, rooves is wrong. I've removed it. 15:13, 11 April 2008 (UTC)

Wrong or not - it exists. I have replaced it, but added a note that it is less common and considered incorrect.--Dmol 22:00, 11 April 2008 (UTC)

structure or locationEdit

Suggest splitting the definition per the usage note. DAVilla 02:17, 26 December 2013 (UTC)

Location senseEdit

Would it be worth mentioning that the location sense is used (almost exclusively, as far as I can tell) to refer to flat rooftops that allow easy access, via a door for example? It took me some time to realise this is what the page is trying to convey, but shows like Friends and others set in cities, use it frequently. Might help make things clearer for us country folk. CrisH (talk) 13:51, 19 September 2016 (UTC)

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