MICHAEL’S RULES OF CORRECT ENGLISH USAGE
MORE NOUN PLURALS
Some nouns are plural in form but singular in meaning. They always require a singular verb.
Some examples are: news, mumps, civics.
“The news is great today; my cancer has been eradicated.”
Some nouns are always plural and require a plural verb.
Some examples are: scissors, ashes, riches, thanks.
“Riches do not always bring happiness.”
“Principal” and “principle” can easily be confused, but they are very different in meaning.
Define “principal” and “principle”.
What part of speech is each?
Create sentences using “principal” and “principle” clearly and correctly.
The word for today is “promulgate”.
“What part of speech is “promulgate”?
Define “promulgate” and use it in a sentence of your own creation.