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By santeewelding ·
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I had occasion to use the word, "all", in a sentence. The prompt, of course, was singular third-person, "is", as in, "all is". Trouble being, "all" can't be, "is". It might with argument be, "are", explicitly or implicitly, the latter of which I chose in the sentence in order to get the job done.

"All" can't be "is" because "all" can't be tidied up into singular with boundary.

Do you ken?

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Yes, please stay

by GSG In reply to Hi there.

Santeewelding has stumped us again. I would like to get him and Mrs. Fleming, my 9th and 10th grade english teacher, together in a room. I think she would thoroughly enjoy the way his mind works and his turn of phrase.

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I think

by NickNielsen In reply to Yes, please stay

Mrs. Hayes, my late high school English teacher would have also wanted to be part of that...

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All is.

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to The other day

Or all isn't. We're in deep if it's the latter.

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Then I'm in deep

by GSG In reply to All is.

'cuz all ain't right now.

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Do you really buy into this?

by maxwell edison In reply to The other day

Are you kidding me?

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Boggles the mind, eh?

by AnsuGisalas In reply to Do you really buy into th ...

Almost as if people haven't received your "What to find interesting, and what not to" directives...

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I was once told...

by jck In reply to Do you really buy into th ...

whatever I earn is mine to do with as I like.

I'll buy whatever i like... B-)

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This

by santeewelding In reply to Do you really buy into th ...

Is a satellite image in which you appear as a speck.

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Hang on...

by jck In reply to This

let me get my glasses B-) there all better.

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Subject and Verb Agreement...

by Peconet Tietokoneet In reply to The other day

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