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For questions about irregular verbs, plurals, adjectives and other word forms that don't follow normal English grammar rules.

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Why is “aircrafts” bad English, while “crafts” is okay?

I am puzzled by this. Why is "aircrafts" invalid, while "crafts" can be used legitimately? I've also heard that "crafts" cannot be used because the plural of "craft" is always "craft". Which is right?
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“Five foot ten” or “five feet ten”?

I'm not sure if this sort of question has ever been asked, and it's surprisingly difficult to do a productive generic search for this contextual expression (contextual as in involving numbers). I ...
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meaning of been? [closed]

What is the meaning of the word been? Can you use been on it’s own without to have(has been, have been, had been, etc.) Can you say that been is as same as was? Why is it past participle, rather ...