"Feedback" a count noun?

FRITZ JUENGLING juengling_fritz at SALKEIZ.K12.OR.US
Wed Dec 15 18:46:25 UTC 2004

We use 'trooper'.  Does that work for you, Dennis?

>>> debaron at UIUC.EDU 12/15/04 10:35AM >>>

On a similar subject, it still sounds odd to me when I hear people
talking about a troop, referring to a single soldier.


On Dec 15, 2004, at 12:12 PM, Beverly Flanigan wrote:

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> Compare surgeries, homeworks, informations, researches. . . .  The
> first is
> now common (not so in my youth); the other three are common among L2
> speakers of English; and the second one is now spreading to native
> speakers
> as well (my TAs use it).

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