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Re: a shit  •  January 18, 2003, 12:00pm  •  1 vote

I just tought of one more. What is the plural form of shit? Yes! A piece of shit. So, "that is bull shit" wouldn't need an "a" in it. Since it is shit in the plural form. Or am I completely wrong here

Re: a shit  •  January 18, 2003, 11:57am  •  1 vote

Could perhaps the "I don't give a shit" use the word "shit" in the verb form rather than the noun? As in "make a run for it". Just MHO.

Re: Motives vs. Motivation  •  January 18, 2003, 11:54am  •  2 votes

Motive = "motive for doing" (specific) Motivation = "motivation in doing" (general) IMHO, Limey put it nicely! Merge is speaking more about the connotations of the words, insightful stuff but not

Re: Sheep, Fish, and Cattle  •  January 18, 2003, 11:49am  •  0 vote

I suspect the reason why some words avoided the standard plural "s" is that they came into English from other languages, or that they were never actually used in the plural form, or mainly that they a