RE: This or These Personnel?

Subject: RE: This or These Personnel?
From: "Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: "'Hales-Crotchett, Nicole'" <nicole -dot- hales-crotchett -at- lmco -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 12:42:42 -0500

Nicole Hales-Crotchett wrote:

"I've run into a mental block and can't figure my way out. When referring
to a select group of people, would I write "this personnel" or "these

e.g.: Select personnel will work on this effort. This/these personnel
will assist with the testing."

In this instance, personnel is plural, ergo, it would be "this person" or
"these personnel."

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