Re: Is Contents Singular or Plural?

Subject: Re: Is Contents Singular or Plural?
From: Jo Francis Byrd <jbyrd -at- byrdwrites -dot- com>
To: "Wollenberger, David" <David -dot- Wollenberger -at- sterling -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2000 14:25:21 -0600

I'd use the plural verb because "contents" is plural. It just sounds better to
me.

Jo Byrd

"Wollenberger, David" wrote:

> Which is correct and why?
>
> The contents of the table entry area are unpredictable when no match is found.
>
> The contents of the table entry area is unpredictable when no match is found.
>
> Thank you,
>
> David
>
> David Wollenberger
>
> Technical Writer





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