RE: Related grammar question

Subject: RE: Related grammar question
From: <laura_johnson -at- agilent -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 13:58:03 -0600

No question about it; you use the plural ("The skirts' hems need to be raised"). If you want to emphasize that each skirt has exactly one hem, you have to rephrase it: "Each skirt's hem needs to be raised."

regards,
Laura Johnson
Learning Products Engineer
Agilent Technologies
Loveland, Colorado



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