What do you think is the plural of appendix?

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    Appendixes
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    Appendices
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    I think it's appendices, but those who say appendixes have a point.
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    Appendix has a Latin root, so appendices is the technically correct plural.
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    Appendices
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    Appendices :sexface:
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    (Original post by clonedmemories)
    Appendix has a Latin root, so appendices is the technically correct plural.
    (Original post by fardm76)
    Appendices
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    Appendices :sexface:
    (Original post by Reachin4TheStars)
    Appendices
    Glad you all agree with me. The Latin thing was my reasoning too
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    Apendixes idc
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    Both are acceptable. However it should be noted that appendices is usually used as a plural when referring to part of a book or document and appendixes is used as the plural form when referring to the anatomical appendix. There's no set rule and you will be understood regardless of which form you use.

    Speaking grammatically with reference to language… it should be appendices because of its Latin origin — evolution of language over time has given more than one form. :dontknow:
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    Appendices.

    In a similar vein to the following:

    Indices
    Matrices
    Vertices
    Vortices
    Cicatrices
    Cervices
    Apices
    Helices
 
 
 
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