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Grammar Friday

Today’s two grammar tips: Don’t be confused by nouns that look plural but are actually singular. The words news, measles, and mumps are good examples. So, measles is contagious. Mumps is, too. That is bad news if you’ve been exposed to them. … Continue reading

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Grammar Friday

Today’s grammar tips: To know whether you need a singular or a plural verb, you need to identify the subject of the sentence. You would say, “My pair of scissors is lost,” because “pair” is a singular noun (even though … Continue reading

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Grammar Friday

In the questions below, choose the correct answer. (If you’re getting this by email, click on the Grammar Friday headline above to take the quiz.)   Thanks for visiting. While you’re here, please look around the site. You can subscribe … Continue reading

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