[Ads-l] hypercorrect pluralization of attributives

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 20 01:14:38 EDT 2016


WG:  << True, but the polloi have annoyingly begun to say and write crap
like
"five-miles walk." >>
WB:  Used to take ten-mile runs in the Berkeley Hills as a student.  Never
been on no fancy-pants <10K run>. Prefer life in my recliner now, anyways.

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