I take no greater joy than in going to The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf and ordering “Echad brownies.” The guy doesn’t even bat an eye. Seriously. Echad brownies. Shnei *brownies’im.*
This section will spotlight a bevy of superfluous pluralization that we see in our daily interaction with Israeli society. “Brownies’im” is one such case, but you’ll find if you listen carefully that Hebrew contains a lot of these redundancies. Here’s one more: bourekas’im.