Re: Grammar question - is vs are

Subject: Re: Grammar question - is vs are
From: Milan Davidović <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com
Date: Fri, 7 May 2010 13:35:32 -0400

On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 10:20 AM, Craig Haiss <craighaiss -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> I'd have to go with option #2 (are). The "and Flash" part means you have a compound subject, so your verb must be plural.

Later, Richard Mateosian <xrmxrm -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> If "pop-ups, javascript, and flash" is the name of an option, say "is."
> Otherwise, "are."

I.e. the subject may not be compound after all; a good reminder to
consider the context.

Milan DavidoviÄ

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