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Old 01-15-2020, 07:36 PM   #1
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The question is not about Ghee itself, but how would you pluralize the word "Ghee". My wife and I are playing scrabble and she added an "S" to the end of it, just doesn't sound right to me, ( I think she's cheating)

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Old 01-15-2020, 07:43 PM   #2
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I'd say the plural of ghee is constructed the same as the plural for butter.

I suppose if there were different types of ghee you could refer to the 'different ghees'. After all, there are different butters...
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Old 01-15-2020, 08:06 PM   #3
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Ghees is the plural of Ghee but, you make be able to get her with the rule it's not a word of standard American English... My brother and I once got in a scabble argument on whether or not Aloha is an American word..
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Ghees is the plural of Ghee but, you make be able to get her with the rule it's not a word of standard American English... My brother and I once got in a scabble argument on whether or not Aloha is an American word..
If it's in Merriam-Webster...
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aloha
it's American
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The question is not about Ghee itself, but how would you pluralize the word "Ghee". My wife and I are playing scrabble and she added an "S" to the end of it, just doesn't sound right to me, ( I think she's cheating)
As long as she's talking about butter and not a noisy flock of birds
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I pointed that out to him but that didn't negate his main problem which was it would have given me 30-35 points.
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Old 01-15-2020, 08:55 PM   #7
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Apparently Ghee can be pluralized with Ghees. I would have lost anyway, she beat me by 50 points.

I chalk this one up to better luck next time, and you learn something new every day.
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Definitely sounds like she cheated. Vegans don't use ghee.
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Definitely sounds like she cheated. Vegans don't use ghee.
I have seen vegan, margarine ghee in an Indian store.
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I have seen vegan, margarine ghee in an Indian store.
That's not ghee, that's "ghee"
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That's not ghee, that's "ghee"
I don't think Scrabble has quote marks.
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As long as she's talking about butter and not a noisy flock of birds
We must have the same wrap sense of humor. That was the first thing I said to her, and all I got was rolled eyes and that look
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We must have the same wrap sense of humor. That was the first thing I said to her, and all I got was rolled eyes and that look
LOL, takes years of practice to get that look down.
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