Do you have one or have been you in basic terms curious? There's an old Italian joke where a man doesn't know if the plural for "Belga" (a person from Belgium) is "Belghi" or "Belgi". I mean, two!") He eventually resorts to write down "Un Belga. The reason is that the ‘-goose’ in mongoose is not from the word goose/geese at all. There's a joke about someone shipping a pair of mongooses to a zoo and being unsure of what the plural of "mongoose" is. Because of this, the joke plural sees just enough use to be not so much of a joke. My friend and I were having a discussion about there being no snakes in Ireland because St. Patrick drove them out. In 1938, a German-Jewish businessman, Benno Thorsch, traded his camera factory in Dresden for a new life in Detroit and, later, Los Angeles. He was the first funny car driver to make a 5-second pass, and also was the first to top the 250 mile per hour mark in the quarter mile in a funny car. I can't believe no one's replied with the old joke: A zookeeper wanted to get some extra animals for his zoo, so he decided to compose a letter, the only problem, was that he didn't know the plural of 'Mongoose'. Despite being a relatively frequent topic, nobody seems to want to standardize on a plural form of “mongoose”, and the regular plural is not winning. Let's read Funny Jokes about Animal Jokes, Animal fun . Mongooses is the plural, atypical because it sounds. Then we got onto a discussion of whether "mongooses" is the … What should be the official and only plural of Mongoose. He eventually resorts to write down "Un Belga. No, that won't work, he tried again: "To whom There's a joke about someone shipping a pair of mongooses to a zoo and being unsure of what the plural of "mongoose" is. Save 84% off the newsstand price! I told him that I had done missions work on an island in the Caribbean (Antigua) which also has no snakes because they brought in mongooses to kill the snakes, and now are overrun with them instead of snakes. Read WHAT'S THE PLURAL OF MONGOOSE from the story Funny Jokes and Awesome Riddles by PapaSmurf333 (INACTIVE) with 603 reads. “Mongeese” is a plural of mongoose — but it’s a non-standard plural. What's the Plural of Mongoose? ("One Belgian. Also enclosed is the other mongoose … The standard plural is mongooses, of course. Anzi due!" There's an old Italian joke where a man doesn't know if the plural for "Belga" (a person from Belgium) is "Belghi" or "Belgi". They start out writing a note referring them to "mongooses", then try "mongeese", and eventually resort to writing "Enclosed is the mongoose you ordered. I mean, two!") He started the letter: "To whom it may concern, I need two Mongeese." yomamajokes, laughpeople, jokes. 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