[Ads-l] "information" as a plural

Andy Bach afbach at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 23 13:10:19 EDT 2021


I was a tad surprised about "insistences"
"We’ve learned the extent to which Trump’s insistences about the election
having been stolen ...

I would've thought that, regardless of how often he insisted, it's still
the same insistence.  I guess pluralizings are in, these days.

On Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:45 AM Stanton McCandlish <smccandlish at gmail.com>
wrote:

> From today's *WashPost*: "We’ve learned the extent to which Trump’s
> insistences about the election having been stolen were predicated on
> information that his team and his allies knew were unfounded."
>
> https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/09/22/somehow-were-still-learning-depths-trumps-dishonesty/
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