The pleurae are the two constituent sheets of the pleura. So, there.
Sarcasm and irony I might have given to you, but even Ben Franklin had his moments and need I add Samuel Clemens or H. L." Mencken? Present day, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert.
On Wickapedia you have 23 pages in this category, Yanks have 170!
In politics we had an incredible writer Molly Ivins and Jim Hightower has his moments. Both were from Texas. Mind you our present leaders show no evidence of such skills.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molly_Ivins Now your reference to
And the correct pleural of octopus is either octopuses or octopodes RESPONSE being The pleurae are the two constituent sheets of the pleura. So, there.
May I add Pedantic to another English trait. Yup, you got us there. Book learning is not our strong suit.
UK Irony and pedantic I give you.
Ever relaxing pot laws. http://sweetgeodes.com/senft/?page_id=3289
Right to Die issue Legal in WA and OR and Vermont or New Hampshire.
YANKS Humor Laurel and Hardy, Lucy, Lilly Tomlin, Jim Carrey, Eddie Murrey, Bill Murrey, Saturday Night Live, Steve Martin, Robin Williams.
You guys have Monty Python and Benny Hill. What else?
UK One thing you might beat us in are food labeling laws. GMF This issue is being voted upon as we speak in Oregon and as you can imagine is being heavily fought by the Monsanto's and the food industry.