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What's the plural of phoenix?

1 month ago   |   By Grist

Hey there,
“In order to rise from its own ashes,” science fiction writer Octavia Butler once wrote, “the phoenix first must burn.” We are doing just that - here on the West Coast, at least, where massive wildfires are destroying lives and livelihoods, and even those of us out of direct harm's way are waking up to smoke and ash outside our front doors. It's starting to feel a bit over the top, this year called 2020. Like living in the dystopian novel of a clumsy writer who couldn't decide on a single plot device, so tossed in a few for good measure.
It may be hokey and premature to talk...
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