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Is pizza a singular or plural word

Is “pizza” a singular or plural word? Is “pizza” a singular or plural word? It is both a countable and uncountable noun, and it can be both singular and plural. You can order a pizza and pizzas, and you can eat pizza. Uncountable Nouns Unlike countable nouns, uncountable nouns are substances, concepts, etc., that we […]

Is people a singular or a plural word

Is “people” a singular or a plural word? 'People' is as well a countable noun as an uncountable noun. An example of a purely uncountable noun is 'water', which generally needs to be preceeded by words that limit and define what the speaker means: 'a glass of water'. 'People' is plural when it refers to […]

Is Obamas speech going to end

Is Obama’s speech going to end? Unless he suffers a cerebral vascular accident, otherwise known as a CVA or commonly called a “stroke”, he is not likely to loose his speech – or as you worded it, “speech end”. There is a possibility that he could become a Munk priest and make a religious vow […]

Is none plural or singular

Is “none” plural or singular? It will depend of the context of its use. IF it is used as a pronoun, is only used in a singular form and it means “Not any”, “not one”, “Not a one”, “no part”, “not a part”, “not a bit”, “not any”, “no person” and similar associated ideas. IF […]

Is Mexico different from Spain

Is Mexico different from Spain? Yes, very. Except when it’s not. It can be summed up in the following quote: To Mexico and Spain, two countries divided by their similarities and brought together by their differences – Marco A. Almazán (Mexican Author of Spanish origin), dedicating his semi-biographical humor book New Spain Viceroyalty (today’s Mexico) […]

Is magazine publishing business profitable

Is magazine publishing business profitable? You really want to look at this article called Online Magazine Publishing Challenges vs PressPad Digital Solutions Is magazine publishing business profitable? You really want to look at this article called Online Magazine Publishing Challenges vs PressPad Digital Solutions Is magazine publishing business profitable? You really want to look at […]

Is love something you feel or something you do

Is love something you feel or something you do? My simple view – while seeking love is a complex mix of feelings, caring and acting. feelings are what attracts you to something, the intensity of the liking, wanting, must have, constant thinking, to be near, to hear, to touch, the bonding, to see, magic moments […]

Is love a feeling or an emotion

Is love a feeling or an emotion? I had the same question for a long time until i read something which changed the perception of love for me. Here it goes.. A lot of people asked me what my biggest fear is, or what scares me the most and i know they would accept answers […]

Is letter writing becoming a lost art

Is letter writing becoming a lost art? Some people still do. I do too. Just in a different manner. I used to write letters in late elementary years to junior high school with my grandfather. I believe it was around 2002 to 2006. There will always be something so wonderfully appreciate about those handwriting, paper […]

Is Korean a constructed language conlang

Is Korean a constructed language (conlang)? It is extremely unlikely. I would not say completely impossible because we don’t have a time machine and we cannot see how the Korean language began, but it is extremely unlikely that a stone age hobbyist decided one day to make something interesting that then evolved into Korean. Constructed […]

Is it right to punish a teen with humiliation

Is it right to punish a teen with humiliation? Whether you are right or wrong to do this, I guarantee you one thing: your children will NEVER forgive you. I speak from experience. Humiliation goes deeper than even physical punishment into one’s memory, and whereas memories of most punishments will dim with time, humiliation is […]

Is it possible to write a story using words that all start with the same letter

Is it possible to write a story using words that all start with the same letter? "An Author's Announcement Author Alastair Archibald announces an audacious anthology, Adventures and Assignations. *** As an archetypical appetiser, appraise Airline Anticlimax: Amiable and athletic Arturo Antonelli attracts Alitalia attendant Anna Amadeo's attention. Anna anticipates amatory activity at altitude! Alas, […]

Is it possible to change the world

Is it possible to change the world? The question is, in what respects are you talking about. Change is a double edge sword, change for the good or change for the bad. Many people now, would say we have already changed it for the bad, so I’m assuming that you are part of that group. […]

Is it possible humans are a virus

Is it possible humans are a virus? More like a parasite. We are a living, breathing parasite. If you look at the general characteristics of parasites, you will see that they spread and reproduce very fast. They take over areas and destroy all life. They feed on the local environment/host to the point that they […]

Is it okay that my mom reads my diary

Is it okay that my mom reads my diary? In my opinion, if you don’t want her to read it, it’s absolutely not okay. Usually one of the main reason people keep diaries is to put their thoights in order, vent, and so on. A lot of people basically open themselves up completely and use […]

Is it okay for my 16year son and 15year daughter to share a bedroom A 2bedroom apartment is too expensive where we currently live Should we change cities so our teens can have their own bedroom

Is it okay for my 16year son and 15year daughter to share a bedroom? A 2-bedroom apartment is too expensive where we currently live. Should we change cities so our teens can have their own bedroom? Considering the space constraints that you’ve mentioned in here, the only way I see a resolution is mentioned below, […]

Is it illegal to speak Spanish in Montana Is speaking Spanish in Montana a sufficient justification for a border patrol agent to detain American citizens on American soil

Is it illegal to speak Spanish in Montana? Is speaking Spanish in Montana a sufficient justification for a border patrol agent to detain American citizens on American soil? No, it’s not illegal to speak Spanish in Montana, but evidently it’s justification to be questioned and detained by the Border Patrol to establish citizenship. According the […]

Is India really changing under PM Modi

Is India really changing under PM Modi? Few mistakes or decisions (not in favour of few people but in support mass majority) can not deny him (PM) what he has achieved. First Prime minister who has been criticized for working hard. Since last few days, have seen quite a few jokes on Narendra Modi's foreign […]

Is Hows you grammatically correct

Is “How’s you?” grammatically correct? Since ‘is’ is a form of the verb ‘be’, so to quote the great Chandler Bing: “Could it be more wrong?” 😀 I'm so glad somebody put up this query! Many thanks ! ‘How’s you?’ is another one of pop culture’s grammatical evils! As a grammar coach, it infuriates me […]

Is having a bullet journal effective

Is having a bullet journal effective? Oh goodness yes. Use it every day. Write down what you need to do. Track your dreams and your progress. The beauty of the bullet journal is that it is 100 percent yours and for you. You can get tons of ideas from others on how to use it, […]

Is have singular or plural

Is “have” singular or plural? English verbs usually have two present-tense forms, one for use with third-person singular subjects and one for all other subjects. In most cases (even strong verbs with weirdly irregular declensions in past forms) the former is formed by adding -s [with certain predictable orthographic adjustments] to the bare infinitive and […]

Is grammar important while you speak English

Is grammar important while you speak English? Accepting perfect grammar is important when you speak. If you are using incorrect word forms it could be very complicated for the person you are speaking to. But, you don't have to explain much about grammar to speak correctly. Is grammar important? People think that correct English grammar […]

Is gerund plural or singular

Is gerund plural or singular? Either way. Mostly plural, but some go together, Examples showing singular gerund Hunting tigers is dangerous. Brushing your teeth is important. Smoking causes lung cancer. Drinking and driving is unsafe." Examples showing plural gerund Skiing and snowboarding *are* fun. ( plural gerund ) Case 01. Gerund is used as the […]

Is furniture plural or singular

Is furniture plural or singular? According to Uncountable Nouns, the word “furniture” is uncountable. You can’t just have one furniture or two furnitures. Instead, we Americans (Brits too?) use the term “piece of furniture” to describe one table, desk, cabinet, etc. The plural would be “pieces of furniture.” Thus, furniture is neither singular nor plural, […]

Is everyone scared of something

Is everyone scared of something? I’d assume so, fear is the natural response of our bodies. It’s, if I’m not wrong, what kicks the “Fight or Flight” reflex into action, now whether that fear is reasonable or not is a different story. I mean, there is a phobia about a duck watching you. And even […]

Is English grammar necessary

Is English grammar necessary? Whenever I come across an essay or speech, I start on a scale of 10 beginning with 10 in order to evaluate and it reduces by one point each with every single grammatical error I find in the given essay or speech. The reason could be ascribed to the much-hated term: […]

Is Either singular or plural

Is Either singular or plural? Either is a determiner, a pronoun, a conjunction and an adverb. Such are its uses. When used as a pronoun it is used as a singular. Which set of pencils do you want want, the blue or red? I don't want either. Where shall we go, to the beach or […]

Is Donald Trump on Quora

Is Donald Trump on Quora? Sean, I asked you nicely for an apology for your referring to my “lawn” that you said Donald Trump would “water.” Instead, amazingly, you wrote back that you did not mean a real lawn like a house’s lawn. If you did not mean a real lawn like a houses’s lawn, […]

Is data singular or plural

Is “data” singular or plural? It is both, or one. Depending on how you look at it. Data usually refers to bits of information; a time, a color, a gigabyte, a song note, or a grocery list. But data also refers to data as a whole. The only constraints are the limits you put on […]

Is came singular or plural

Is “came” singular or plural? “Came” is the past tense of “to come,” which is a verb (an “action” word.) Actions in English do not (normally) have plurality. Plurality (normally) pertains to the person or persons performing an action. Who came? (“Him/her/it—or them?) Then, of course, is the question of multiple actions as in. “…his […]

Is cacti plural

Is “cacti” plural? That is what my field guide says it is. “CACTI of the Southwest” by W.Hubert Earle, Director Emeritus from the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. Granted, it is originally from 1963. But the book was revised and went into second print in 1986. Here I read that “cactus” actually is derived […]

Is Binoculars singular or plural

Is ‘Binoculars’ singular or plural? Some nouns are used only in the singular, even though they end in -s. These include: the names of academic subjects such as classics, economics, mathematics/maths, physics; the physical activities gymnastics and aerobics; the diseases measles and mumps; and the word news: Maths was never my best subject at school. […]

Is being racist edgy

Is being racist edgy? You know, I have built a reputation out of answering the uncomfortable questions using the language of economics to explain human evolution, development, behavior, and thought. And providing uncomfortable but true information is always ‘edgy’. And working on ‘edgy’ subjects draws attention. Despite writing rather prolifically against racism (particularly racism against […]

Is Barack Obama an atheist

Is Barack Obama an atheist? No. Barack Obama is pretty evidently a Protestant Christian. Reading some of the answers here is so dispiriting I want to leave the human race and hide in a cave. They seem to be written by the sort of people who talk ad nauseum about skepticism, rationality and critical thought […]

Is bacteria singular or plural

Is bacteria singular or plural? A single creature is a bacterium. A cluster of them is bacteria. You do, however, hear English speakers say "bacterias," but they don't mean simply more than one bacterium. They mean it as a shorthand for something like "cultures of bacteria," or "several species of bacteria," ("She's infected by several […]

Is axis singular or plural

Is “axis” singular or plural? Dear M. Anonymous, Good question. “Axis” can look plural because of its “s” ending, but it is not. PLURAL: The word “axis” is singular. Its irregular plural is “axes” (not “axises”). This is one word ending in “s” whose plural form is not created by adding the expected “es”; instead, […]

Is a bullet journal useful

Is a bullet journal useful? Support and Defend series. Because of a tragedy in my life, and finding it difficult to think or write, yes, it went on hiatus for awhile. But I had not only the project in my Bullet Journal, but a clear outline of where I was in the project. In going […]

Is army singular or plural

Is army singular or plural? Army is singular: “armies” is the plural. singular army = singular . . . plural = armies In American English it is always singular. In British English they might sometimes use a plural verb to talk about what the people in the army are doing. Army is singular. Armies is […]

Is 05 singular or plural

Is 0.5 singular or plural? Is 0.5 singular or plural? [math]0.5[/math] is a symbolic representation of a number and is neither singular nor plural. All numbers, referred to as a number, are singular. Hence we say The number 0.5 is spoken in English as zero point five or a half. The value of the number […]

In what ways does physics change your world view

In what ways does physics change your world view? Most of physics is mind-blowingly counter-intuitive. Oftentimes you learn things in physics and you think ‘No, that can’t be. Can it? It can’t be.’ And yet the proofs of the things that do not seem to make sense, both theoretical and experimental, are simple, clear, and […]

In Spanish were learning about the subjunctive How would you conjugate the verb in parentheses El padre le dijo al hijo que callarse

In Spanish, we’re learning about the subjunctive. How would you conjugate the verb in parentheses “El padre le dijo al hijo que _______ (callarse)”? El padre le dijo al hijo que se callara/callase. Both options are correct and used by native speakers. I used the imperfective subjunctive, but why? Because the first verb is conjugated […]

In Spanish how do you say lunch

In Spanish, how do you say “lunch”? My two cents are based on Mexican culture. There is no literal translation for “lunch” because traditionally, in Mexico, there is no such thing. In the morning everyone starts out with breakfast, or “desayuno”. If it is late breakfast that can be best classified as “brunch” then it […]

In light of so many parents asking if its OK to read their teens diary Im considering writing an encrypted digital diary system Are any teens interested

In light of so many parents asking if its OK to read their teen’s diary, I’m considering writing an encrypted digital diary system. Are any teens interested? Your new thought is not really new and has already been executed. As for the implementation of it, first of all, advertisement and self-promotion are frowned upon here […]

Im Spanish Can I say Im Latin

I’m Spanish. Can I say I’m Latin? Yes, you can. Latin came as a prefix to distinguish “Anglo” from “Latin” countries in America but the origin is in the Latin language itself. So all of the cultures that derived from Roman (Latio), Empire can be considered “Latin” and modern Spain is one of them, so […]

Im afraid to ask my mom for birth control I know shell be disappointed and shocked and probably cry I dont want to make her sad whats the best way I can I ask her Or should I even ask her

I’m afraid to ask my mom for birth control, I know she’ll be disappointed and shocked and probably cry, I don’t want to make her sad, what’s the best way I can I ask her? Or should I even ask her? YES. Ask her. Because we are ALL sexual beings, and will act in that […]