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silly plurals
Women and men are not the children of oxen. The wives cut the calves with knives by themselves. The thieves stole the loaves from the shelves of the wolves. Geese have not many teeth and only two feet. Mice are not lice. A sheep and a sheep are two sheep. A deer and a deer and a deer are three deer. A trout and a trout and a trout and a trout are four trout. Please no spaghettis nor tortellinies. Vice are OK for some, I'm happy with just one vouse. See Wikipedia.

I think that when I was very little that I learned the alphabet in four rows:

            A  B  C  D  E  F  G
            H  I  J  K  L  M  N
            O  P  Q  R  S  T  U
               V  W  X  Y  Z

aback abaft aboard about above
abreast abroad across afar again
ago ahead ajar aloft along amidst
among apace apart around atop

aplomb bomb catacomb choriamb climb comb dumb jamb lamb plumb succumb tomb womb crumb limb numb thumb

heteronyms bow row read reading wind winding homographs

Apparently tidbits is the American word for titbits.

It is a question of style?
Lost In Translation

underware and knickers and gnarled gnome and white space and 1 5 6. and from A to ampersand.

See also D-words and GN-words and KN-words and NO-words and PORNO-words and Q-words and TW-words and writing links.