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I've been spelling the plural form of tardy as tardies. Spell check underlines the word but does not give a different spelling. I also tried tardys and got the same results. What is the correct plural spelling for tardy?
It's not really a standard word. It's a bit of teacher jargon.
So, there s no real standard spelling. I suggest 'tardies'.
When the word ends in "Y", change the "Y' to "I" and add "ES".
I have found that the creators of most computer "spell check" programs do not know correct spellings or proper grammar.
CliveHi,I think speaking of late students as 'tardies' is a part of teacher jargon.CliveThat must be a North American thing. In the UK, we'd use 'lates'.
AnonymousWhen the word ends in "Y", change the "Y' to "I" and add "ES".Only when the Y follows a consonant.
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