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RE[5]: Pants treated as plural
by AndyM103 on Thu 8th May 2008 17:31 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Pants treated as plural"
AndyM103
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2008-03-18

It comes from the French aswell [as in the plurality of "pants"], les pantalons but I'm afraid my German is somewhat lacking.

Another interesting one is data which can, of course, be singular and plural (especially when used in physics).

Edited 2008-05-08 17:31 UTC

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RE[6]: Pants treated as plural
by Kyuubu on Sun 11th May 2008 14:44 in reply to "RE[5]: Pants treated as plural"
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2007-09-07

It comes from the French aswell [as in the plurality of "pants"], les pantalons

Although it may originaly be a plural word, we (french people) do say "un pantalon", so no plural here...

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