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    Default Mutated plural question

    Please could you explain in simple terms why "informations" in the below question and answer is in correct:
    “I’d like some informations about your courses.”
    “Certainly, here’s our brochure.”
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    Default Re: Mutated plural question

    Information is an uncountable noun. It is never used in the plural.

    I'd like some information.

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    We don't use 'information' in the plural, so I'd say it isn't correct.

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    PS I did see 'informations' in a text by Swift, but that is the only example I have found.

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    There are three Informations in the airport. One is around the corner over there, another is right in front of you and the other is on the second floor. Good luck!


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    I would say that there are three information desks.

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    So would I.

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    Thank you, I got the information. You two are knowledgeable information desks!

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    That makes you the third- the one on the second floor.

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    Business here is slow today.

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