This Sunday, my church had a baptism and afterwards my girlfriend and I were walking down the back hallway were the tarps and drop clothes were and we came up with a good question. If feet is plural, why are they called footprints and not feetprint…thats a good question. But then I suppose that can go along with the many other weird English terms. Like why do we drive in a Parkway and park in a Driveway.



  1. It’s because only one foot made each footprint. If you had a feetprint, it would be a print made by multiple feet. It’s actually the print part that is plural, not the foot.

  2. That makes sense…but…what about the driving thing? 🙂 Those don’t make sense.

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