No bones about it

I’m gonna make no bones about my opinion of this excerpt from Yahoo! Sports‘ “Prep Rally”: It sucks.

vertebrae sports pr

The writer clearly doesn’t know that vertebrae is the plural of vertebra. As far as I know, human beings have only one seventh vertebra, not multiple seventh vertebrae.

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4 Responses to “No bones about it”

  1. lectorconstans Says:

    Well, you know those weird Latin words have really hard rules about plurals. It oughtta be “vertebras” No wait – that could mean “green ………..”.

  2. Old Man Says:

    Question: if the accident “compressed his seventh vertebra into his spinal column,” where was it before the accident?


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