From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-29 21:22:10
David B. Held wrote:
> Indexes: According to the American Heritage Dictionary, Fourth
> Edition, as channeled by www.dictionary.com, "indexes" is
> preferred to "indices".
My dictionary mentions both, but I have never heard an educated person in my
life use the word "indexes" as a plural for index rather than the word
"indices". And I don't particularly care what the Google hit rates are since
a great many people are poorly educated.
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