Courts-Martial
Just heard a news announcer talk about the Courts-Martial that are starting in Iraq...
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Quick Straw Poll: Wharves Or Wharfs?
I have to use the plural for wharf, and my gut reaction was to use "wharves". Thinking...
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None Of The Children Is (Or Are) In The...
A quick question (from a English verbal test book) Which of the following sentences...
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X Apostrophe ?
Headline from the New York Times web site: "White Sox┬╣ Buehrle Pitches Perfect Game...
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Correct Plural Usage Of Yiddish Words
X-no-archive: yes Could someone be good enough to comment on the correct usage in...
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Stone
What us the correct plural of stone (14 lbs)? Do you (English people) ever say "stones...
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3 Singular And Plural Words?
I am wondering if there are any other words in the English language that can double...
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Boycott And Trade
Question 1: Is there a lot of people in Ireland have the last name 'Boycott'? Question...
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Possessive Plural Of Words Ending In ...
Given a word of French origin which ends in "-eau" and whose plural is created by...
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Plural Of "CAB" (Citizens Advice Bureau...
In England there is an organisation called the "Citizens Advice Bureau" (sic). This...
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Several Questions On Grammar
I have several questions regarding grammar: 1) If person A weighed 150 pounds, person...
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Zeroes Or Zeros?
Hi, according to what I remember from school and my gut feeling, zeroes would be...
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Plural/Singular Company
I've noticed another difference between US and UK english, not read it discussed...
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Kudos
I was listening to an American lady interviewed on a radio programme this morning...
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Technical Report
My colleagues and I are writing a technical report. I wrote the following: The experimental...
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"Incidences" Redux
Although we have discussed the use of "incidences" as if it were the plural of "incident...
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English Skills Or Skill?
I've always seen the phrase " Excellent English skills " or " Strong communication...
'60S Or 60'S ?
Hi, I speak French and I have sometimes some difficulties to select the right word...
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The Plural Of Smoke?
I was asked an interesting question: "Is there a plural of the word 'smoke' in English...
Choosing Verb Number
I wonder if someone could suggest how I should frame a search in the AUE archives...
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