Re: 1.4 c: Basic Terminology

[David Durand:]

| If we use termini, then we can leave it to vulgarians to get it wrong, if
| they wish. I've never heard terminuses, and, like a purple cow, I never
| hope to hear it.

Same here.  I didn't know that "terminuses" existed until someone
found it in a dictionary.

|    I think terminus is a good word...
|    If it was good enough for the Romans, it's good enough for me!

Agreed.  None of the alternatives is as good.  (Except "butt".  Once I
stopped laughing, I realized that I actually liked it.)