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False Singulars.  

Brenda Gregoline

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0009.021.0010
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Some nouns, because they end in a “plural” form, are mistaken for plurals, even though they should be treated as singular and take a singular verb. Measles is a deadly disease. Mathematics has always been her passion. Genetics is a rapidly changing field of study....

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