Euro – a singular plural

 

A chara, – Dr John Doherty (January 11th) believes the remark overheard by Frank McNally (An Irishman’s Diary, January 10th) – “a thousand fuckin’ euros” – signifies a significant linguistic shift, from invariant plurals (without an “s”) to natural plurals (with an “s”).

Has Ireland finally become a pluralist society? – Is mise,

BLAIR NOONAN,

Dublin 6.