George Thompson's researches"

Benjamin Fortson fortson at FAS.HARVARD.EDU
Mon Jan 28 14:31:55 UTC 2002

"Researches" is a bit funny for me too, but somewhere along the way I
think I incorporated it into my grammar as a calque on Fr. "recherches" or


On Sun, 27 Jan 2002, Lynne Murphy wrote:

> Both Fred and Jesse refer to George Thompson's 'researches' in telling us
> about the NYT article.  Am I the only one here who can't use that as a
> count noun?
> Lynne
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