A new phenomenon?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Sun Feb 20 21:53:24 UTC 2005

A quick check of Usenet news groups reveals 1,100 exx. of "these phenomenon," 124 for "many phenomenon," and 29 for "number of phenomenon."

There are  5,020  for "phenomenons."


Wilson Gray <wilson.gray at RCN.COM> wrote:
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Sender: American Dialect Society
Poster: Wilson Gray
Subject: A new phenomenon?

Last night, on local TV, I heard a talking head say, "These phenomenon
must be explained." Of course, this hapax could be merely a tip of the

-Wilson Gray

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