George Thompson's researches
Daniel Ezra Johnson
johnson4 at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon Jan 28 18:32:45 UTC 2002
Along the same line, I've noticed "mails" recently, referring to email,
where I would (still) have to use "messages".
> I said I couldn't say "researches" either, but to raise the ghost of
> "degrees of grammaticality," I am much happier with "researches" than
> "informations" and with "informations" than "furnitures."
> >I can't either.
> >maberry at u.washington.edu
> >> 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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