Re: Nit picky grammar question...

Subject: Re: Nit picky grammar question...
From: "Roger L. Boyell" <boyell -at- ieee -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 19:54:45 +0000

Eric Rhinerson wrote, "I believe it should read, "Where are your headquarters?"
Not in American English. The word 'headquarters' is neither a plural or a possessive. In this context it simply refers to the location of the organization's management. It takes a singular verb, "Where is your headquarters ( home office, main building, etc.)". Compare with "Where is the crowd?".

Roger L. Boyell

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