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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Stone
What us the correct plural of stone (14 lbs)? Do you (English people) ever say "stones...
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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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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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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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Compound Nouns
Hello. I have a problem with compound nouns in english. Can a noun, which is not...
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Verb-Noun Reference; Help With A Phrase...
Hello everyone! I'm new here. I've written such a phrase: "(...) namely the accomplishment...
The Plural Of Smoke?
I was asked an interesting question: "Is there a plural of the word 'smoke' in English...
Singular Or Plural
Am I right that one would say "Its high running costs are a disadvantage", but "A...
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Question About Plurals.
Consider these two sentences: A group of men played with the dogs. They were energetic...
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British Pronunciations?
Here`s a word figure. "R" in figure isn`t pronounced in British English. When...
Waters?
Hi, Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. The fact that...