Monday, June 15, 2009

This Question Just In

So, I was just re-reading D-squared's fine post that I mentioned earlier and -- keeping in mind the British habit of using plural verb forms with singular collective nouns ("Chelsea are ahead two-nil," etc.) and their weird insistence of adding an s to math -- it was extra jarring to read this phrase:

… after all the maths is done, we get the following perfectly clear piece of …

Maths is fun. So are English.

1 comment:

Sornie said...

It makes me wonder how it is that the British are billed as being so well-spoken.