This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government

Rejected petition Change the plural of 'roof' from 'roofs' to 'rooves'.

'Rooves' sounds much better and would be consistent with other plurals such as hoof/hooves and wolf/wolves.

This petition was rejected

Why was this petition rejected?

It’s about something that the UK Government or Parliament is not responsible for.

The UK Government or Parliament is not responsible for setting the "official spelling" of words.

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