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From "Igal @" <>
Subject Re: Which stemmer?
Date Sat, 17 Nov 2012 00:18:20 GMT
but if "dogs" are feet (and I guess I fall into the not-perfect group 
here)...  and "feet" is the plural form of "foot", then shouldn't "dogs" 
be stemmed to "dog" as a base, singular form?

On 11/16/2012 2:32 PM, Tom Burton-West wrote:
> Hi Mike,
>>> Honestly I've never heard of anyone using "dogs" to mean feet either, but
> hey nobody's perfect.
> This is really off topic but I couldn't resist.  This usage of "dogs" to
> mean feet occurs in old blues lyrics such as Blind Lemon Jefferson's "Hot
> Dogs"
> (Hard to make out what he's singing on the old 78, but he's says his "dogs"
> is red hot, meaning he can run really fast.)
> Tom

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