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Subject:RE: This or These Personnel? From:"Hales-Crotchett, Nicole" <nicole -dot- hales-crotchett -at- lmco -dot- com> To:Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Thu, 13 Dec 2007 09:48:30 -0800
I work in Dilbert land. The personnel in question are all propeller
From: Gene Kim-Eng [mailto:techwr -at- genek -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2007 9:44 AM
To: Hales-Crotchett, Nicole; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: This or These Personnel?
Unless I was deliberately trying to sound like a character from Dilbert,
I'd just say "people"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hales-Crotchett, Nicole" <nicole -dot- hales-crotchett -at- lmco -dot- com>
> 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 personnel?"
> e.g.: Select personnel will work on this effort. This/these personnel
> will assist with the testing.
> Any advice?
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