Grammar – Plural of Compound Nouns

Hi, again. I’ll try not to bore you, so I’ll keep it short: it’s not that hard to work out the plural of compound nouns if you follow one easy rule:

apply the plural to the head noun.

 

Examples of frequently used compound nouns:

 

rights of way

passers-by

listeners-in

mothers-in-law

attorneys general

fleurs-de-lis

culs-de-sac

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4 Replies to “Grammar – Plural of Compound Nouns”

    1. It’s ok, Ron. I’ve been called worse things at times. I really don’t mind šŸ™‚
      And yes, that’s what editors are for. I think I was trying to make my life a little easier here…maybe šŸ˜‰

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