[Translators-l] Ready for early translation: Tech News #27 (2016)

Johan Jönsson jjonsson at wikimedia.org
Fri Jul 1 13:10:35 UTC 2016

On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 8:53 AM, Purodha Blissenbach
<purodha at blissenbach.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> "Wikibookses" bodes strange to me, yet I am not a native English speaker.
>> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/translators-l

That piece was added by a native speaker of English (not me). :) If we
consider e.g. "English Wikibooks" to be in the singular form, as a
"Wikibooks" rather than "books" being plural", then, as it ends in a
sibilant sound, -es would be a sensible way to construct a plural form
for it. But I might edit that slightly prior to sending it out on
Monday to avoid confusing non-native speakers.

//Johan Jönsson

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