Lawless Language

We’ll begin with a fox, and the plural is foxes,
But the plural of ox should never be oxes.

One fowl is a goose, and the plural is geese,
But the plural of moose won’t therefore be meese.

So also for mouse the plural is mice,
But for house its houses -we never say hice.

And since the plural of man is always called men,
For the plural of pan, why can’t we say pen?

Then one may be that, and three may be those,
Yet rat in the plural is never called rose.

And the masculine pronouns are he, his and him,
But imagine the feminine, she, shis, and shim!

So English, i fancy, you all will agree,
Is the most lawless language you ever did see.

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