Talk:someone

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Is "someones" an actual word? This is the only online dictionary that I can find listing it (and, no, I didn't search very long...) and I can't be bothered to look it up in a paper one (not that I have any good paper ones, anyway...)

--76.211.88.72 17:07, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

PS. Sorry about all the parentheses.

There's a version of Google called "Google Books" where you can scan books to check for words or phrases. searching for "someones" seems to give enough results. Teh Rote 17:09, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

The link, above, to Google Books leads to books with the term 'someone's' not 'someones'. As an indefinite pronoun it cannot have a plural form. It does, however have a possessive form: formed with the saxon genitive. 88.5.152.232 10:09, 26 November 2012 (UTC)

It is actually used, e.g. "these someones in positions of power", meaning "people referred to as someone". See [1], and compare thises, thats. Equinox 10:26, 26 November 2012 (UTC)