[Ads-l] hypercorrect pluralization of attributives

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 18 09:10:30 EDT 2016


BB: << She’s five feet eight inches tall  vs.  *She’s five foot eight inch
tall >>
WB:  Cf.  "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" (Art Landry, 1925)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqYJjA4aYXM

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