We were talking on #town about the plural of batman. I thought it would be simple—is it batmen, batsmen, or batsman? But of course that's leaving out batsmans, so I had to write a script to get all of the permutations:
for b in bat bats; do for m in mans men mens; do echo $b$m done done
Oh, but we forgot batfolk! And while we're at it, dozens mentioned that
a group of bats is called a shriek, a cauldron, or a colony
so here's the updated script:
for b in bat bats shriek cauldron colony; do for m in mans men mens folk folks people peoples persons; do echo $b$m done done
This gives us the final, canonical output:
Of course, dzwdz pointed out that Oglaf had already solved the problem.....