colin shaw

Joined: April 11, 2013

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Re: Team names — singular or plural  •  April 11, 2013, 1:06pm  •  0 vote

In grammar it's the WORDS which are singular or plural not the things they describe. The same goes for masculine, feminine and neuter words found in most Indo-European languages . Die Regierung ( the

Re: Team names — singular or plural  •  April 11, 2013, 12:39pm  •  0 vote

I maintain that England is (are) a country and not a euphemism for a football team . One ought to read . "The English football team is playing the Dutch team" ( or would you advocate the Holland team

Re: Team names — singular or plural  •  April 11, 2013, 6:16am  •  1 vote

I am British and yet I fully concur with the Americans . England or any country ought to be used in the singular , after all the players are representing their country and more importantly the word is