Tag: collective nouns
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Every so often you notice that there just isn’t a word for what you want to say. ‘That’s my sister’s father-in-law’s brother’s wife,’ you whisper to your partner at a wedding, expecting him to decode and remember this piece of information for use over the canapés later. Wouldn’t it be easier if there were already […]more
I’d like to begin with a quick mental workout. Do you know which of the following sentences, both found in the same British online newspaper in 2003, would be considered incorrect according to standard British and American usage, and why? Colchester police has also queried the proposal. Colchester police have launched a new tough approach […]more