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Re: Plural proper nouns ending in consonant-y  •  June 15, 2009, 10:56pm  •  2 votes

Bill's first instinct: I was taught that pluralizing all forms of nouns is the same. In this context, the correct form is Grizzlies. This is another issue though that has changed since I was littl

Re: Plural of “insurance”?  •  June 15, 2009, 10:51pm  •  0 vote

I mean bye. Bye now.

Re: Plural of “insurance”?  •  June 15, 2009, 10:51pm  •  0 vote

One more. I did a search on lineal vs linear and they are both accepted usage. However, last week was the first time I had heard the former in my life. OK, by now.

Re: Plural of “insurance”?  •  June 15, 2009, 10:48pm  •  1 vote

I apologize for the bad usage in that email. I didn't edit before I sent send. That is Karma for grammar meanies.

Re: Plural of “insurance”?  •  June 15, 2009, 10:47pm  •  3 votes

Wow, I love this forum. I agree that 'damages' is incorrect in the context you cite. I tutor English and have come across this kind of problem many times. It is like the "troop" issue I just came acr

Re: troops vs soldiers  •  June 15, 2009, 10:37pm  •  6 votes

Although I came across this conversation much later than posted, this issue has been bothering me for years, and I have even been lectured by people that "troop" is and always has been the name for an