RE: I like mine better, but I don't know why.

Subject: RE: I like mine better, but I don't know why.
From: "Darren Barefoot" <darren -dot- barefoot -at- capeclear -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 17:04:27 -0000

Well, I actually prefer the "s". It seems to parallel the singular tense
of the lead-in sentence, as in "this new process improves adherence
to...". I don't really have a grammatical rule to cite, but it certainly
sounds better to me (and my colleagues). Thanks. DB.

>
> -------
> This new process delivers the following benefits to the business:
> - Improve adherence to corporate discount policies, increase sales
> efficiencies, improve margins, automate and expedite a
> standardized Discount Approval process.
> - Automate workflow of schedule of authorization table lookup to:
> - Confirm Level of authorization
> - etc.....
> -------
>
> She keeps adding an S at the end of many of the words, such
> as Improves, increases, improves, expidites, Automates,
> Confirms, etc..
>
> I think it reads better without the S and I'd like to offer a
> gramatical rule to justify my position.
>
> Therefore...am I right, wrong, or neither, and if right or
> wrong, is there a rule under which this falls?


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I like mine better, but I don't know why.: From: John Posada

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