Octopodes

Last night I realized in conversation with a Chinese British genius I get to talk to that I had been lied to for years. The plural of octopus is not octopi, or octopii, for that matter, as it is a Greek word, and only Latin words drop the -us for an -ii. The plural of octopus is actually octopodes, and I hope my gnarly old witch of a grammar teacher from primary school is burning in hell for giving us wrong information.

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