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Mice? Or Mouses?Really, the answer is either. Both forms are used among professionals and the general public, and both forms are listed in the Oxford English Dictionary and the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, so use whichever one you prefer.
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Q: What is the plural of 'mouse' on a computer?
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