(dis)agreement with "all politics is local"

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Wed Jun 23 13:06:20 UTC 2004

Doug Wilson writes:

>For most folks, I suppose things which look like plurals are treated as
>plurals; e.g., "species" is transparently the plural of "specie" (as in
>"endangered specie") which I suppose is by far the most frequent sense of
>"specie" among the post-literati on the Web.
And then there is the "many kudos" garnered by so-&so.   "Kudos heaped"
could of course be read either way, but I usually sense that /kudos/
feels countable to the speaker.
A. Murie

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