Another one bites the dust?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Sep 6 16:22:11 UTC 2007

At 9/6/2007 12:03 PM, Gerald Cohen wrote:
>I've often heard "a phenomena" and "a criteria,"  and last night on
>the news someone spoke of "a paparazzi." We deal here with a
>tendency (not a law, though, of course) to shift the plural to the
>singular. I've noticed many more examples over the years, but they
>don't come to mind at the moment.  Maybe it's time to compile them.

And "a grafitti".


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