Alright all your grammar masters. My wife is foreign and she announced "It work." when I rubbed her shoulder and fixed her pain. I corrected her by saying "It works." to teach her well. She then proceeded to explain to me the English of "plural" with adding an "s" to the verb. Is this correct?
English language filter: Do all nouns have a plural form? If not what is an example of a noun with no plural form?
What is the plural of "Batman"? [more inside]
I know this is a silly question, but I've never been able to figure this out. If my sister and I have a favorite song, how would I describe that fact in a sentence? "That's my sister and I's favorite song", "that's my and my sister's favorite song", "that's my sister's and my favorite song?", or some other permutation I may not be seeing? [more inside]
What's the term for the use of a product name as a singular noun (like iPod), and why do companies do this? [more inside]
When you pluralize a number, do you need an apostrophe? What I mean is if someone's address or phone number contains the number 3 twice, do I say it has two 3's or two 3s?
Grammarfilter! Oh my. Is it "X and Y are two side of the same coin" or "X and Y two sides of the same coin"? This was an SAT sample question, and I, a poor girl's tutor, swore that "sides" must be plural in this context. Then the sample test website told me I was wrong, that it's "two side". [more inside]
In French, the singular of eye is "oiel" and the plural is "yeux." Are there any nouns in English that have completely different spellings of the singular and plural like this?
You have a murder of crows, sleuth of bears, even an exaltation of larks, what about Fairies? [more inside]
How do I pluralize a contraction that already ends with an apostrophe? [more inside]
Is "ethnicities" a proper plural of "ethnicity"? [more inside]