English Language: Plurals

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When I started blogging I thought, “I mustn’t moan too much about people’s misuse of the English language; that’s so boring and I’ll offend too many people.”

But what’s “too much”?  I do get awfully stroppy when people use plural words as though they were singular: “criteria” and “data” for example.  “Opera” is a lost cause – except, I suppose, among members of Opus Dei.

 

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