Re: The new MML / vir- i ii uses ?

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Tue Oct 15 2002 - 08:26:06 CEST

On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 03:44:14PM -0400, Alfie Costa wrote:

> Conclusion: "viruses" is formal correct English, seems to be the most popular
> usage. "virii" is informal slang, second most common. "viri", least common,
> perhaps coined by Latin students who object to 'virii'.

This show that viruses are really viruses and continue theyr action
in the language too. :-)


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