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    Writing Rules: Forming plurals of Nouns Ending in ful

    Tuesday, November 17, 2009

    The plurals of nouns ending with ful are formed by adding an s.

    four cupfuls
    six cupfuls

    Note: When referring to separate cups full of something, use four cups full or six cups full.

    (From Write for Business, page 210, and Proofreader's Guide PDF, page 22)