[Ads-l] Dropped plurals

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 16 19:18:06 EDT 2016


On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 7:55 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I can remember one who temporarily resisted correction, because "There
> isn't any S!"
>

I hate when that happens!

As I write, even though I know full well that the proper English is,

"I hate _it_ when that happens." 😜

-- 
-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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