Nouns (Irregular Plural)
'I keep several mice and this is the bravest mouse that I own'. Note that 'mice' is a collective noun for 'mouse'.

Nouns (Irregular Plural)

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Wolves, lives and thieves are examples of irregular plural nouns. Some nouns have irregular plurals which don't follow any rules! It's all part of the rich tapestry of English. You'd look silly if you said you had two foots at the end of your legs!

Play this quiz to see how well you know your irregular plural nouns.

1.
Find the plural for the following word.
Child
Children
Childrens
Childs
Child's
Not 'childs'!
2.
Find the plural for the following word.
Goose
Geese
Geeses
Gooses
Goose's
But 'moose' and 'papoose' are the same singular/plural
3.
Find the plural for the following word.
Tooth
Teeth
Teeths
Tooths
Tooth's
But the plural of 'booth' is 'booths'
4.
Find the plural for the following word.
Woman
Womans
Woman's
Women
Women's
Because the plural of 'man' is 'men'
5.
Find the plural for the following word.
Foot
Feet
Feets
Foots
Foot's
But the plural of 'boot' is 'boots'
6.
Find the plural for the following word.
Ox
Oxen
Oxen's
Oxes
Oxs
But the plural of 'fox' is 'foxes'
7.
Find the plural for the following word.
Gentleman
Gentlemans
Gentleman's
Gentlemen
Gentlesmen
Because the plural of 'man' is 'men'
8.
Find the plural for the following word.
Die (a cube showing your 'chutes and ladders' score!)
Dice
Dices
Dice's
Dies
One cube is a 'die' although we usually say 'dice'
9.
Find the plural for the following word.
Mouse
Mice
Mices
Mouses
Mouse's
Mouse's' means 'belonging to a mouse'!
10.
Find the plural for the following word.
Dormouse
Dormice
Dormices
Dormouses
Dormouse's
Because the plural of 'mouse' is 'mice'
Author:  Sue Daish

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