Re: Grammar of verbs for nouns with "(s)"

Subject: Re: Grammar of verbs for nouns with "(s)"
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: Technical Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 10:19:41 -0500

Sean Brierley wrote:
> I dislike the (s) construction. So I make the phrase plural.

But isn't Tom still stuck with an interface that uses that uglification?

My tendency when documenting stuff like that has been to use derision.
Build examples with text that slyly makes fun of the interface, and
cautiously let a few friends see them, but then delete, expunge and
remove said examples, so they don't get into the final product.

"Unique and 1 (or 2) other noun(s) do(es)n't have plural(s)."

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