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Why the plural form of play is plays not plaies?

Because, whenever there is a vowel in front of the y in the ending  of a word, you just add s. You do not drop the y and add es or ed.   The only time you change the y to (MORE)

What is play?

Play is described as activity or behavior that gives immediate pleasure. Rather than exerting oneself for the purpose of accomplishing a practical goal or producing something (MORE)

Is it play it ear or play it by year?

Play it by ear. If you play it by ear, you don't have a plan of action, but decide what to do as events take shape. Yes it is 'play it by ear' and it comes from when a musicia (MORE)

Why do your piano keys stick and not play when you play but not when the tuner plays?

Being a piano tuner and rebuilder for the last 20 years, I have come across this problem many times in the past. The answer is really quite simple and a good technician would (MORE)

When are bagpipes played?

Bagpipes are most often played at weddings, funerals, military events, street parades ... in fact, at any occasion that is a celebration or commemoration.
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Book Spotlight - In Memory: A Tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett

In March 2015 we lost one of the world's greatest literary minds - Sir Terry Pratchett. Terry was suffering from Alzheimer's and fiercely campaigned to raise awareness of the (MORE)
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How safe to play with play dough?

It is very safe if you are referring to health, because it is non-toxic. (I once ate a piece as a kid. It was nasty and salty, but I did not get sick.) It is unsafe, however, (MORE)

What languages are Shakespeare's plays played in?

It is not written in Old English, which is a language spoken in England between 800 AD and 1100 AD but rather a form of Modern English called Early Modern English. Despite the (MORE)

Which plays did William Shakespeare play?

It is recorded that Shakespeare acted in the Ben Jonson plays  Sejanus and Every Man in his Humour. It is not recorded what parts  he played. He also acted in his own plays, (MORE)