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WOMAN is singular WOMEN is plural. Am I the only one who still knows this?!

It drives me nuts when someone says something like "Yeah, I saw this one women at the mall and...."

It's WOMAN.

 
RyleeMendez

Asked by RyleeMendez at 12:50 PM on Jul. 1, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I know! What really makes me cringe..when they say MENS for the plural of MAN. It's just MEN!
    salexander

    Answer by salexander at 1:28 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • This is one of many misspellings that drives me crazy...how about THAN vs THEN ( I see that ALL the time)? I could go on and on!!
    may08mom

    Answer by may08mom at 1:15 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • accept and except is one that drives me up the wall because they have almost opposite meanings. Also they're, their and there. I just don't understand what is so hard about learning the proper way to spell things.
    my2.5boys

    Answer by my2.5boys at 1:21 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • yes, very annoying!
    rhiannon728

    Answer by rhiannon728 at 1:25 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • don't forget "there" and "their"...evidently that one eludes many as well.
    abbynzachsmommy

    Answer by abbynzachsmommy at 1:29 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • And my personal pet peeve: Me and him. It's he and I.
    companygoddess

    Answer by companygoddess at 1:59 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I've discovered most women on this site seem to have had a less than stellar education. I can't even get through some of the posts.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:08 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • In addition to what you ladies have already mentioned...

    to and too
    whether and weather
    whose and who's
    any word that should be plural and isn't (I hate "Baby Daddy". It sounds so ghetto/white trash)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:12 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • How about the use of the word "be"? I be going out with this guy. I be seeing something on tv. I be knowin his ass is cheatin'.

    Double negatives, too. I ain't got no use for him.

    I know ending a sentence with a preposition is bad, but ending a sentence with the word "at" particularly gets under my skin. Where my man at?

    Let's combine several. I don't know where no mens be at.

    Obviously, you can tell I can go on and on about spelling and grammar errors that bother me.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:18 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I hate questions like, How many woman feel like this too?Ummmm Perhaps, ONE? It's WOMEN.

    Marcia Warfield years ago was pretty funny. She said people try to congregate the verb to be.

    I be

    You be

    He be
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:35 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

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