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Subject:RE: Are we WRITERS???? From:Janet Valade <janetv -at- systech -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Fri, 24 Mar 2000 15:16:37 -0800
sorry if this sounds nasty but it just hit a nerve....
we are writers (most of us)...
the plural of index is indices NOT indexes!!
Actually, according to my dictionary (Webster), the plural of index is
either indexes or indices. Actually, I usually wouldn't use indices as the
plural for index when it means the index of a book. "The book had two
indices." Sounds odd. I would be more inclined to use indices for such
sentences as "The GNP and the cost of living are indices of the health of
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