[Ads-l] attorneys generals

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Mon Nov 27 12:45:42 EST 2017


I've seen both "attorneys general" and "attorney generals" used as plural for "attorney general" (and both have been discussed here, as well).

But the Washington Post recently used "attorneys generals":
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/supreme-court-wont-review-marylands-law-banning-sales-of-assault-weapons/2017/11/27/ad68ce42-d380-11e7-95bf-df7c19270879_story.html

" But attorneys generals in 21 states had asked the court to step in."

Typo?  Mistake on the part of the author?  Correct but uncommon usage?


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