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Latest comment: 16 years ago by Brett in topic Untitled


Do a Google search for discriminations and you'll find quite a few, in the British National Corpus, too.--Brett 15:27, 1 August 2007 (UTC)Reply

Don't we need at least one "countable" definition, then? --Coppertwig 16:36, 1 August 2007 (UTC)Reply
That would be fine. In this case it does seem that there is actually a countable sense that we're missing. Generally speaking though, you'll find that most non-count nouns can be plural when kinds are being referred to. There are some like shrubbery or furniture that just don't work at all (e.g., *We carry three different furnitures), but many like coffee, sand, basil, etc. do. In other words, don't think that just because it's a non-count noun there should be no plural form.--Brett 18:03, 1 August 2007 (UTC)Reply