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Most nouns ending in o are pluralized by adding an s , but some take es instead for example:
Plural Nouns (Phonics on the Web)
When a family name (a proper noun) is pluralized, we almost always simply add an “s.” So we go to visit the Smiths, the Kennedys, the Grays, a family name ends in s, x, ch, sh, or z, however, we form the plural by added -es, as in the Marches, the Joneses, the Maddoxes, the Bushes, the Rodriguezes. Do not form a family name plural by using an apostrophe that device is reserved for creating possessive forms.
Spelling of Plural Nouns in English · engVid
Words that end in -ch, x, s or s-like sounds, however, will require an -es for the plural:
English Grammar : English Plural Nouns Rules and Irregular
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Some nouns have a fixed plural form and take a plural verb. They are not used in the singular, or they have a different meaning in the singular. Nouns like this include: trousers, jeans, glasses, savings, thanks, steps, stairs, customs, congratulations, tropics, wages, spectacles, outskirts, goods, wits
With words that end in a consonant and a y, you’ll need to change the y to an i and add es.