Re: 2 questions

Subject: Re: 2 questions
From: Scott Wahl <swahl -at- BRIDGEWATERSYS -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 1998 13:40:09 -0400

Hi Melissa,

Strictly speaking, data is the plural of datum, but it can also be treated as
singular. So says the trusty Oxford English Dictionary. Probably best to be
precise: "data (pl.) were..."


Melissa Alton wrote:

> I have 2 questions.
> Should it be "data were" or "data was"
> and
> I've been offered a promotion as a Production Coordinator. Can anybody
> give me an idea of salary connected to this title, or point me to
> something that can help me out?
> Are production coordinator's usually associated with tech writing, or is
> this something new to you guys?
> (OK, so I lied...its 3 questions)

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