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Re: Why does the tutorial talk about C-n/C-p etc?

From: Clément Pit--Claudel
Subject: Re: Why does the tutorial talk about C-n/C-p etc?
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2016 14:21:01 -0500
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On 03/09/2016 02:07 PM, Drew Adams wrote:
> Got it.  Ancient Greek octopus (plural octopodes) is the origin.

But octopodes in English is ambiguous (could refer to octopus or octopod).

> In English both octopuses and octopi are in use.  Octopi, though
> a mistaken creation and less common, is nevertheless loved for
> its quirkiness.  http://grammarist.com/usage/octopi-octopuses/

I'm not a native speaker so I don't really get a say. Still, I hear it often 
enough and sufficiently many dictionaries acknowledge it that it sounds fine to 
me :)

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