how to write the plural of latin and greek words in english

Karstad-Schueler bckcdb at ISTAR.CA
Wed Oct 28 12:49:33 CST 1998

I wrote:

> And I'll suggest that the real problem with "data is" isn't solely that
> "datum" is the historical plural, but that with "data is" the
> investigator hasn't got any degrees of freedom, and can't draw any
> conclusions from the numbers.

* of course I meant

"datum" is the historical singular.

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