"many a" -- singular or plural? Or just awkward?

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sat Nov 15 03:44:33 UTC 2008

FWIW, the Digital Tradition database, which is mostly of traditional
and modern folksongs (http://www.mudcat.org/), shows about 450 files
with "many a".

Mark Mandel

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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