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Post by atomtengeralattjaro » Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:44 pm

it can function as plural or singular
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/politics?s=t wrote:1. ( functioning as singular ) the practice or study of the art and science of forming, directing, and administrating states and other political units; the art and science of government; political science
2. ( functioning as singular ) the complex or aggregate of relationships of people in society, esp those relationships involving authority or power
3. ( functioning as plural ) political activities or affairs: party politics
4. ( functioning as singular ) the business or profession of politics
5. ( functioning as singular or plural ) any activity concerned with the acquisition of power, gaining one's own ends, etc: company politics are frequently vicious
6. ( functioning as plural ) opinions, principles, sympathies, etc, with respect to politics: his conservative politics
7. ( functioning as plural )
a. the policy-formulating aspects of government as distinguished from the administrative, or legal
b. the civil functions of government as distinguished from the military
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Post by MTG09 » Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:46 pm

so both is and are can be used?
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Post by Anonymously Famous » Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:21 pm

Yes. And in this case, both would mean close enough to the same thing.

"Are" seems more natural to me, but that doesn't mean that "is" is wrong.
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Post by MTG09 » Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:45 pm

is is is
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Post by Anonymously Famous » Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:51 pm

Is is is, isn't it?
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Post by MTG09 » Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:58 pm

it is not
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Post by Ml08180 » Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:35 am

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Post by MTG09 » Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:59 am

is is
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Post by Anonymously Famous » Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:04 am

Is is is.
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Post by MTG09 » Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:35 pm

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Post by Anonymously Famous » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:08 pm

Anonymously Famous wrote:Is is is.
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Post by MTG09 » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:49 pm

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Post by cyan » Sat Mar 31, 2012 1:31 am

Nonsense. AF always capitalises and uses proper punctuation.
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Post by Anonymously Famous » Sat Mar 31, 2012 4:48 am

There are a few exceptions, I'm sure. Still, I'm not sure why you didn't just copy and paste it.
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Post by Dreams » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:36 pm

I think that it's stupid that you can change up people's quotes. They should do something about that.
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Post by atomtengeralattjaro » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:43 pm

I think it's fun this way. Otherwise you wouldn't be able to quote outsiders.
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Post by cyan » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:34 pm

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Post by Anonymously Famous » Tue Apr 03, 2012 6:52 pm

Misquoting is a problem in the real world, so I don't see why it shouldn't be in our forum world, too.
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Post by Dreams » Wed Apr 04, 2012 3:37 pm

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