How do you spell potato or potatoe?

How do you spell potato or potatoe?

The plural form of tomato is tomatoes. There are many rules in English for the construction of plural nouns, potatoes and tomatoes are examples of plural nouns that are exceptions to a rule. Some dictionaries list the word potatoe as a variant spelling of potato, this variation doesn’t appear to be wide-spread.

How do you spell tomato in Canada?

When pluralizing tomato, tomatoes is always the correct word. There is no easy rule for remembering which words that end in O take -s or -es in the plural. Luckily, however, there is a trick to remembering that tomato is one of the -es words: it rhymes with potato, which also becomes potatoes as a plural.

Was potato ever spelled with an E?

As referee at a school spelling bee, he incorrectly corrected the spelling of “potato.” He told the 12-year-old speller to add an “e” to make it correct, “potatoe.” The vice president was himself corrected by the boy but can’t be too embarrassed because the cue card he used had the incorrect spelling.

What is potato plural?

potato. noun. po·​ta·​to | \ pə-ˈtā-tō \ plural potatoes.

Is potato a real word?

The potato is a starchy tuber of the plant Solanum tuberosum and is a root vegetable native to the Americas, with the plant itself being a perennial in the nightshade family Solanaceae….

Genus: Solanum
Species: S. tuberosum
Binomial name
Solanum tuberosum L.

Why are there 2 spellings for ketchup?

Both are made with the same ingredients which are typically the following: ripened tomatoes, sugar, salt, vinegar, and cinnamon. The word ‘Ketchup’ derives from the Chinese word ‘ke-tsiap’, a name used to describe a fish sauce. Catsup is essentially a different interpretation of the same word.

Is it wrong to spell potato with an E?

The singular spelling of potato doesn’t contain the letter “E,” so it is somewhat understandable that people would get confused when the plural does. The correct plural spelling is potatoes. Potatos is a common misspelling.

Why is there no E on potatoes?

Tomatoes and potatoes, with the t preceding the -oes, are pronounced like the word ‘toes’. If we pluralize avocado with e, we get avocadoes, which conflicts with our pronunciation of the word ‘does’.

What does I’m a potato mean?

It is a way of saying “I’m so stupid”. This is Internet slang. Also it means you are lazy.

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