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“dis” vs “un”

September 24, 2008

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I agree with Julie

Collective nouns take singular.
The ITS(department)is being relocated

A number within a collective takes the plural
Some ITS employees are unhappy at this move.
The Government is... members of the government are...

Phyllis September 30, 2008, 8:07am

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I often browse this site and find the posts interesting.
As a Brit working in Germany I sit here wondering about you say I say(US vs Br).
I have to say here for me it is"identical to" but my German guys often write in Tech. docs "identical with" and as the company use at HQ American English as standard I have accepted that if they really want to use "with" and know what they mean I let it go.
But to me it is Something is identical to something else.
But interesting all the same.

Phyllis September 30, 2008, 8:00am

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