Plural form of appendix

Subject: Plural form of appendix
From: <debra -dot- jones -at- editure -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 08:39:10 +1000

I was taught (in my technical writing course) that the plural form of
appendix is appendixes. The Style manual-printed by the Australian
Commonwealth Government-also says appendixes.

I am working with a bid manager (a contractor) who is using appendices
because her husband found on the internet that appendixes means more
than one appendix (body part).

Does anyone use appendices in bid documents or other documents? Does
anyone use appendixes?


Debra Jones | Technical Writer | Editure


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