Make Your Editor Cry: Bus (Awkward Plural)

Make Your Editor Cry:  Bus (Awkward Plural)

BLUF: (Bottom Line Up Front)
The plural of bus is buses.

bus: a large motor vehicle designed to carry passengers usually along a fixed route according to a schedule

NOTE: Busses is an archaic plural now considered a spelling mistake.

The singular of bus is bus The plural of bus is buses. The noun bus conforms to the standard rules for forming the plurals of nouns in English.

Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming. (Richard Branson)
People who want to understand democracy should spend less time in the library and more time on the buses. (Simeon Strunsky)

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