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pluralize

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pluralize(count = nil) public

Returns the plural form of the word in the string.

If the optional parameter count is specified, the singular form will be returned if count == 1. For any other value of count the plural will be returned.

Examples

"post".pluralize             # => "posts"
"octopus".pluralize          # => "octopi"
"sheep".pluralize            # => "sheep"
"words".pluralize            # => "words"
"the blue mailman".pluralize # => "the blue mailmen"
"CamelOctopus".pluralize     # => "CamelOctopi"
"apple".pluralize(1)         # => "apple"
"apple".pluralize(2)         # => "apples"
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January 19, 2012
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Pluralize with Text.

Example

1 person or 3 people

Use a View Helper

pluralize( 1, 'person' )
# => 1 person

pluralize( 2, 'person' )
# => 2 people

# In practice.
pluralize( Person.count, 'person' )

See

http://apidock.com/rails/ActionView/Helpers/TextHelper/pluralize