Make Your Editor Cry: Deer (Awkward Plural)
BLUF: (Bottom Line Up Front)
The plural of deer is deer.
deer : any of various slender- legged, even-toed, ruminant mammals (family Cervidae, the deer family) having usually brownish fur and deciduous antlers borne by the males of nearly all and by the females only of the caribou
The singular of deer is deer. The plural of deer is also rightly deer. The word deers is not a thing, or a word.
Deer are found in all continents except Antarctica and Australia.
Deer are excellent jumpers and swimmers.
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.