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Basic rule of grammar being violated more often

February 24, 2014
The Maui News

Has anyone noticed that more and more, well-educated and prominent nationally known people now use the singular verb for the plural? It's now "is" and not "are," and "has been" for the plural "have been." E.g., The Maui News' Feb 20 editorial: "All these events have happened just this week . . . and there has been a lot more."

 
 

 

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