Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Needs me some sleeps

So I'm tossing and turning most of the night. I couldn't sleep. The same thoughts just kept pouring through me brain.

It was driving me crazy. How could it be? It makes no sense!

Over and over and over I tried thinking it through. I tried being like scientist and coming to a conclusion that was based on the data I had.

It still made no sense. It was and is borderline insane.

Tossing. Turning.

I almost went downstairs and fired up a computer to search online for the answer.

But I knew it wouldn't be there. I wondered if others knew what I knew. Were they losing sleep because of it? Could we, together, solve this?

Probably not.

Hopefully by writing this down it'll be out of my system and sleep will come back to me.

I hope.

The problem?

The plural of FISH is FISH.

"Hey look! I caught one fish!"

Example: Hey look! I caught ten fish!"

So to sum up:
The plural of fish should be fishes.

Example plural: "Hey look! I caught me fishes!"

Example singular: "Hey look! I caught me fish."

You can thank me for your upcoming sleep.


Jayne said...

Sod the fish, what about the sheep?

Clinky said...

Get right with god.

Jinx the Cat said...

I hate these meeses to pieces!

Redbeard76 said...

So to sum up:

Moose and Deer.

cake said...

In Canada, the plural of 'fish' is 'fishes.'

To sum up: To get a good night's sleep, move to Canada.

You're welcome!

Hitler said...


I Ain't No Oprah said...

The plural of Canada in America is Canoose.

Alumni said...

No, the plural of fish is not fishes. It's fishi.

cake said...

The plural of American is Canada is "Amerilosers."

mobster said...

How'd you like to go sleepin' with the fishes?

Anonymous said...

Mongooses or mongeese?

-- Lamont "Taxidermy" Cranston

cake said...

Dear mobster:

I'm so scared.


crickets said...


Sparkle Plenty said...

I heartily concur, m'lad. Let us review:

Dish. Dishes.
Wish. Wishes.
Uh. Knish. Knishes.
Hem. Lillian Gish. Lillian Gishes?

I started out so strong there.

cake said...


I bet he looks pretty sheepish right about now, what with his fishes theory all blown to bits.

Or something.


Lois Lane said...

"Sod the fish, what about the sheep?"

This is possibly the best sentence ever in the history of the English language.

Jayne, copyright this immediately and print it up on t-shirts, bumper stickers, mugs and tea towels and you'll be rich.

Anonymous said...

Dear Sparkle

You are still strong.
Lillian and Dorothy were called the Gishes.

Varnish, a variety of varnishes
Dervish Dervishes

~Hugahig in de nort' countree

Sparkle Plenty said...

Dear Hugahig in de nort' countree,

How could I forget about Dorothy?!


Very Appreciatively Yours,