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Dennis Hughes bemoans the state of Classical education

Why is it that I often see shirts, stickers, and license plate holders that say <name of school> alumni? One would think that the universities of this country would realize that alumni is plural, and that the correct word is ALUMNUS!

...or alumna, if female.

Is there something you read or hear that sends you up the wall?

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